Sealskin / Tyler Keevil.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Dauphin||F KEE (Text)||35419002837319||Adult Fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||11/30/2018|
- ISBN: 9781988996011 (Trade paperback)
- Physical Description: 198 pages
- Publisher: (Canada) : Locarno, 2018.
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2014 under the title Burrard Inlet by Parthian Press" - title page verso
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Snares -- Fishhook -- Carving through woods on a snowy evening -- Tokes from the wild -- Mangleface -- Edges -- Scrap iron -- There's a war coming -- The art of shipbuilding -- Shooting fish in a stream -- Sealskin -- Reaching out -- Scalped.
Burrard Inlet is the body of water that divides Vancouver's North Shore from the rest of the Lower Mainland. In this collection of award-winning stories, Tyler Keevil uses that rugged landscape as a backdrop for characters who are struggling against the elements, each other, and themselves. A search-and-rescue volunteer looks for a missing snowboarder on Christmas Eve; two brothers retreat to the woods to shoot a film in memory of their dead friend; a reclusive forestry worker picks up a hitcher on his way down Mount Seymour; a young man finds a temporary haven on the ice barge where he works. Written in a lean, muscular style, these are stories awash in blood and brine, and steeped in images of freedom and confinement. Within that narrative framework, Burrard Inlet becomes more than a geographical location: it is a liminal space, a boundary and a barrier, a threshold to be crossed.
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