Author(s): Alistair MacLeod
Set against the unforgiving landscape of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, these stories are all concerned with the complexities and mysteries of the human heart. Steeped in memory and myth and washed in the brine and blood of the long battle with the land and the sea, they celebrate a passionate engagement with the natural world and a continuity of the generations in the face of transition - in the face of love and loss.
The collected stories by one of the greatest short-story writers in the world.
Alistair MacLeod was born in 1936 and raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at the University of Windsor, Ontario.