Like This: Stories

byLeo McKayIntroduction byLynn Coady

Paperback | August 23, 2014

Like This: Stories by Leo McKay
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The A List edition of Leo McKay's superb collection. Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Like This takes you inside small-town Nova Scotia to expose the troubles that lie at its heart.

Set in a fictional town called Albion Mines, (the old name for author Leo McKay's home town of Stellarton), Like This offers a gripping, and at times frightening, look at small-town Nova Scotia life. These superb stories are startling and often disturbing, filled with complexity and power. McKay portrays characters with astonishing depth and dead-on emotional rightness. The world is not fair in these stories. There is pain, abuse, solitude; but somehow there is also hope.

Featuring a new introduction by Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author Lynn Coady.

Leo McKay, Jr. was born in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, and teaches English in Truro, Nova Scotia. His short story collection Like This was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and his first novel, Twenty-Six won the 2004 Dartmouth Book Award.LYNN COADY is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of six books, including Hellgoing, wh...
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Title:Like This: StoriesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.42 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.42 inPublished:August 23, 2014Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770898336

ISBN - 13:9781770898332

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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