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When we were birds : stories / Maria Mutch.

Mutch, Maria, (author.).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501182792 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Simon & Schuster Canada, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The peregrine at the end of the world (Strange things happen before the apocalypse) -- The logic of loss (Stealing a baby is easy) -- Appetites (Red riding hood has a plan) -- Phone booth (Vanishing people and a road trip) -- Ambivalence: a prologue (The perils of friendship) -- The bastard notebook (Blue, a sadist) -- Kites (Bad boyfriend) -- Sea of love (Storm surge) -- Captivity (Sleeping for 100 years) -- Loon seek moth (A love letter) -- Very old, enormous (Bad wings and a bad piano) -- Messages from the snow (Enough said).
Summary, etc.:
"From Governor General's Literary Awards finalist Maria Mutch comes a startlingly inventive debut collection that recalls the works of Margaret Atwood, Kelly Link, Karen Russell, and Heather O'Neill. Wolves talk, notes magically appear on a woman's skin, Red Riding Hood concocts a clever escape, a peregrine turns into a woman with strange compulsions, and Glenn Gould re-emerges into the world as a bird trapped by curious onlookers. Speaking in the irresistible language of fable, romance, and eroticism, these deliciously dark and evocative stories masterfully navigate the space where perception and reality blur. Punctuated with photographs by the author and exquisite drawings from an 1884 book entitled Practical Taxidermy, When We Were Birds is an unforgettably intoxicating assemblage of stories from a gifted writer that will surprise and delight any reader--leaving them craving more."-- Provided by publisher.
Genre: Short stories.

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