Western Taxidermy by Barb HowardWestern Taxidermy by Barb Howard

Western Taxidermy

byBarb Howard

Paperback | March 15, 2012

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Roadkill stuffed and presented as art, an OB/GYN appointment gone horribly wrong, and government spies with a weakness for salmon bagels and Timmy Ho's.Tender, satirical, and occasionally absurd, Barb Howard's new story collection Western Taxidermy is a perfect introduction to one of Western Canada's most high-spirited literary voices.In these sixteen stories, Howard effortlessly balances wry social commentary and prairie gothic, pairing humans and animals in clever and unexpected ways.
Barb Howard is a third-generation Calgarian who worked as a lawyer and a land contract analyst before receiving her M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Calgary. In 2009, Barb received the Writers' Guild of Alberta (Howard O'Hagan) Award for short fiction. She has also won contests in Alberta Views and Canadian Lawyer, and w...
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Title:Western TaxidermyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Newest PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927063116

ISBN - 13:9781927063118

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