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What are boys and men thinking? That's what the wry, observant, heartbroken and hilarious girls and women in these stories want to know. What are they thinking when they warn women against adventure, gulp ale in moonlit truck wrecks, steal their fingers down their nurses' thighs, tell their little girls fairy tales? What are insane boys the most exquisite, and where have the musical geniuses flown without our love? What is Jerome Hepditch doing in a loincloth, and how will his wives acquire escape vehicles? Winner of the 2006 Metcalf-Rooke Award, this collection is about women's hunger and men's minds, and what survives when they collide.
|Publication date:||4th October 2007|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Kathleen Winter: Kathleen Winter is the author of the novella Where is Mario (Xx press, 1987), and two books of creative non-fiction entitled The Road Along the Shore (Killick, 1991) and The Necklace of Occasional Dreams (Killick, 1996). She has written dramatic and documentary scripts for Sesame Street and CBC Television and writes a weekly Saturday column for the St. John's Telegram. Her short fiction has appeared in leading Canadian literary journals.More About Kathleen Winter