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ISBN: 9781894838306

Shape of Things to Come

 
  Editor :   Richard Lemm  
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

In this new collection, Richard Lemm traces his own journey from the west coast of North America to the east coast of Canada with his first foray into the world of short fiction. His hard-living characters follow their own paths through relationships with parents and siblings, friends and lovers, discovering and sometimes crossing their limits as they try to find their own way in the world. A thirty-something man takes a chance on finding love after he encounters an exotic opera singer on an airplane. Two brothers face their own ghosts as they come to terms with the death of their father. A young man tries to live with his friends’ idea of justice after one of them crosses the line. The stories are decidedly masculine – sometimes apologetically so – but always honest. They resonate long after the pages are closed, offering a fresh voice from one of Atlantic Canada’s finest poets.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838306
Item AC0038
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onDecember 13 2007
Language eng
Pages 192
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight295(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Richard Lemm is an award-winning author who has an MA in English from Queen's University and a PhD from Dalhousie University. He has been a faculty member at the Banff School of Fine Arts, and has been writer in residence and poetry instructor for various community colleges, regional libraries, public school districts, and summer writing programs across the country. He is professor of Canadian and English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Prince Edward Island.  He is the author of several volumes of poetry, as well the biography, Milton Acorn: In Love and Anger and the short story collection Shape of Things to Come.