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Losing Ground: Short Story

Authors: Schoemperlen, Diane
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000
ISBN: 9781443419178, Related ISBNs: 1443419176, 9781443419178
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 50,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Contemplating the moment when childhood ends and adulthood begins, “Losing Ground” charts a young girl’s yearly pilgrimage “back home” to the town where her mother grew up. As her grandfather nears the end of his life, these trips take on new meaning.

The stories in Red Plaid Shirt span twenty years of Diane Schoemperlen’s challenging and innovative writing. Told in her fresh and often deadpan comedic voice, they offer a compulsively readable mix of deeply felt emotion and finely wrought intellect. This collection was shortlisted for the Upper Canada Brewing Company Writers’ Craft Award.

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