Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life by Trevor ColeNorman Bray in the Performance of His Life by Trevor Cole

Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life

byTrevor Cole

Audio Prod. | April 14, 2006

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Norman Bray is a legend in his own mind. Stubbornly holding on to the fading light of his career, the aging actor has shirked all responsibility for the past 30 years in the name of "art." But life is finally catching up to him.

With the bank threatening foreclosure and the loss of his role on the cartoon "Tiny Taxi," the 56-year-old braggart is forced to confront his most cherished self-delusions. He may even have to get a real job. Making matters worse, his stepdaughter Amy has been reading her dead mother's journal and wants to know what really happened on the night of Norman's fateful last appearance on the stage.

Based on the popular CBC Radio serialization broadcast on The Roundup and Between the Covers in June 2005 and brilliantly narrated by David LeReaney, Norman Bray in the Performance of his Life is a dark comedy that takes us into the world of a self-involved bullying man, and shows us the endearing, terribly funny person behind the mask.

Before turning to writing fiction, Trevor Cole was best known as an award-winning magazine journalist. After a stint as a senior writer at the Globe and Mail's Report on Business Magazine, he wrote a satirical column for Canadian Business which became a notorious irritant to many of Canada's prominent business leaders. He is now a regu...
Title:Norman Bray in the Performance of His LifeFormat:Audio Prod.Dimensions:1 pages, 4.91 × 5.65 × 0.97 inPublished:April 14, 2006Publisher:Goose Lane EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0864924038

ISBN - 13:9780864924032

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"This is a remarkable achievement, a book to be cherished both for the depths of its ironies and the breadth of its responsiveness." — T.F. Rigelhof