The Stories That Are Great Within Us

The Stories That Are Great Within Us

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Bringing together an ensemble of Canada's best-known, mid-career, and emerging writers, including Margaret Atwood, Austin Clarke, Leon Rooke, Anne Michaels, Michael Ondaatje, Katherine Govier, Robertson Davies, Steven Hayward, and Barbara Gowdy, this anthology stands as the perfect gateway to discovering the city of Toronto. With a diverse range of content, the book focuses on the stories that have taken the city, in just six decades, from a narrow wryly praised as a city of churches to a brassy, gauche, imposing metropolis that is the fourth largest in North America. With an introduction from award-winning author Matt Shaw, this blends a cacophony of voices to encapsulate the vibrant city of Toronto.
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  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 191 x 241 x 25.4mm | 771.11g
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • English
  • 1550963600
  • 9781550963601

About Barry Callaghan

Barry Callaghan is a Canadian author, poet, and anthologist. He is currently the editor in chief of Exile Editions and Exile: The Literary Quarterly. He is the author of As Close as We Came, Beside Still Waters, The Black Queen Stories, and We Wasn't Pals.

Matt Shaw is the author of The Obvious Child and was awarded the Journey Prize in 2006.
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