Late Breaking

byK.d. Miller

Paperback | October 2, 2018

Late Breaking by K.d. Miller
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FINALIST FOR THE 2019 GOVERNOR GENERAL’S LITERARY AWARD

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 TRILLIUM BOOK AWARD

NOMINATED FOR THE TORONTO BOOK AWARD

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A GLOBE AND MAIL BEST BOOK OF 2018

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Inspired by the work of Alex Colville, the linked stories in K.D. Miller’s Late Breaking form a suite of portraits that evoke the paintings’ looming atmospheres and uncanny stillness while traveling deeply into their subjects’ vividly imagined lives. Throughout, the collection bears witness to the vulnerability of the elder heart, revealing that love, sex, and heartbreak are not only the domain of the young, and deftly rendering the conflicts that divide us and the ties that bind. Husbands and wives struggle to communicate, romantic relationships flare and falter, parents and children navigate their complicated feelings, and older women struggle with diminishing status in a youth-obsessed culture while the threat of violence haunts young women and girls. Yet as the stories intersect and the characters’ lives are increasingly entwined, fear, guilt, estrangement, and the fact of death are met by courage, redemption and the fragile beauty of love, in all its myriad guises. Brilliantly observed, both tender and tortured, and in no way afraid of the dark, these stories confirm K.D. Miller as one of our best and bravest writers.

K.D. Miller is the author of two previous short story collections (Give me Your Answer and Litany on a Time of Plague), a novel (Brown Dwarf), and an essay collection, Holy Writ. Her newest work, All Saints, was shortlisted for the 2014 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and longlisted for the 2014 Frank O’Connor Award. She lives and ...
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Title:Late BreakingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.2 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.2 X 5.2 X 0.9 inPublished:October 2, 2018Publisher:BiblioasisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177196247X

ISBN - 13:9781771962476

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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