Most Wanted by Vivette KadyMost Wanted by Vivette Kady

Most Wanted

byVivette Kady

Paperback | January 30, 2005

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The thirteen stories in Vivette J. Kady's Most Wanted drop us into domestic landscapes we think we know -- until we are greeted by a cross-dressing pigeon-fancier, a phone-sex worker and a three-legged dog named Duane. Most Wanted begins with loss, ends with solace, and strange things happen in between: steak knives become darts, a mouse suffers an agonizing death, an inner incubus is embraced, and lightning strikes with amazing results.

Kady writes with the discipline of a master-builder, but her brilliance comes from the manner in which her characters transcend fractured relationships, confinement and longing, and move out into the world whole and dignified. In strong, brave prose, Kady is a compassionate observer of the bittersweet in life.

Vivette J. Kady grew up in South Africa where she studied architecture before immigrating to Canada and starting to write. She now lives in Toronto. Her fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in Canada and the United States, including The Journey Prize Anthology, Coming Attractions and Best Canadian Stories, and has ...
Title:Most WantedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.72 × 5.57 × 0.61 inPublished:January 30, 2005Publisher:Porcupine's QuillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889842590

ISBN - 13:9780889842595

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Editorial Reviews

`Vivette J Kady's debut, Most Wanted, is a collection of 13 short stories that are sharp, quick and unexpected -- call it suckerpunch fiction.'