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The orange fish: Stories

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Winner of the Marian Engel Award: Passion, longing, regret, and transformation infuse these twelve tales by one of our most "shrewd and skillful" storytellers (Chicago Tribune) "Milk Bread Beer Ice" is a road trip shared by a husband and wife who no longer communicate through meaningful dialogue. Fifty-year-old "Hazel" is forced to enter an alien workplace after the sudden death of her husband. In "Today Is the Day," the village women gather together for their annual ritual of planting blisterlilies. And "Family Secrets" travels to DeKalb, Illinois, and the First World War, as the narrator searches for a missing year in her mother's life . . . and unearths a surprising connection to Ernest Hemingway. From a group of musicians who discover they share more than classical "Chemistry" to an unhappily married couple who may get a second chance, this remarkable collection, like the ageless orange fish of the title story, is filled with the wonder and magic of everyday life.
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Grouped Work ID 6d130e95-c6d3-f5db-9371-41c8dc1a8798
Grouping Title orange fish
Grouping Author shields carol
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:18:45AM
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subject_facet Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Electronic books
title_display The orange fish
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