Welcome To The Circus

May 1, 2015|
Welcome To The Circus by Rhonda Douglas
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Rhonda Douglas's debut collection dazzles with its daring and dangerous prose. Welcome to the Circus, where every moment is a tight-rope act, precariously balancing on the edge of destruction.

In these stories, a choir processes its collective grief at the loss of one of its members to cancer; a teenage boy marks himself with the poetry of John Donne; God explains the collapse of the cod fishery; Mata Hari stands trial; and two sisters try to reconcile their respective places in the family porn emporium business before everything blows up.

These ten strikingly original stories explore love and escape?how we escape to love, escape through love, and escape ourselves and hold on to love. Together, the stories of Welcome to the Circus highlight the acrobatic, courageous circus acts we all learn to perform.

Rhonda Douglas is the author of Some Days I Think I Know Things: The Cassandra Poems (Signature Editions, 2008) and the short fiction collection Welcome to the Circus (Freehand Books, 2015). She is a graduate of the UBC MFA in Creative Writing Program. You can find her online at shallicompare.com and on Twitter: @shallicompare. She spl...
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Title:Welcome To The CircusFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inPublished:May 1, 2015Publisher:Freehand BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554812283

ISBN - 13:9781554812288

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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