Love Minus One & Other Stories by Norma HarrsLove Minus One & Other Stories by Norma Harrs

Love Minus One & Other Stories

byNorma Harrs


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Whether we are eavesdropping on the imaginative Saturdays of a Portuguese cleaning lady or living through a divorced woman's search for the elusive orgasm. Norma Harrs manages in this collection of short stories to absorb the essence of her narrator's psyche with the clarity of a good actress who gets under the very skin of her characters.

Love, either the absence of or yearning for, is the theme that links that stories in this collection together. Love for a family member, a friend, a lover, or a husband, and sometimes that lack of reciprocity, is the element that gives the stories poignancy and force.

The variety in these stories keeps the reader always guessing. The author doesn't limit us to the easy answers, but brilliantly provokes us to enlarge our own landscape.

Normal Harrs was born and raised in Ireland. She came to Canada when she was a young woman, settling in Winnipeg where she married and raised two sons. It was there that she pursued her interest in theatre, performing on the professional stage. She also became a freelance broadcaster and writer working for the CBC and various newspaper...
Title:Love Minus One & Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.3 inPublisher:Dundurn

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888821735

ISBN - 13:9780888821737

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Editorial Reviews

"Harrs knows about people and love, and it shows."

- Marie Berry, Winnipeg Free Press