The Mosaic Village: A History Of Winnipeg's North End by Russ GourluckThe Mosaic Village: A History Of Winnipeg's North End by Russ Gourluck

The Mosaic Village: A History Of Winnipeg's North End

byRuss Gourluck

Paperback | June 13, 2010

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Winner of the Margaret McWilliams Award for Manitoba HistoryThe characters in 10 Things to Ask Yourself in Warsaw and Other Stories are obstinately bound to the places they inhabit. Whether these worlds involve soccer fanatics, graffiti artists, or robotic teddy bears, the protagonists are violently thrust into situations where they can no longer play the spectator. The collection is edgy and urban, but the spectre of family also tugs at the characters across continents. Stories from this book have appeared in the Journey Prize anthology, Coming Attractions, Prism International and other leading journals.
After a 33-year career as a teacher and principal in Manitoba's public school system, Russ Gourluck is now pursuing his lifelong interest in writing. He is the author of Canadian bestsellers, A Store Like No Other: Eaton's of Winnipeg and Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue as well as Picturing Manitoba: Legacies of ...
Title:The Mosaic Village: A History Of Winnipeg's North EndFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.47 inPublished:June 13, 2010Publisher:Great Plains PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894283864

ISBN - 13:9781894283861

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