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Daddy Lenin and other stories / Guy Vanderhaeghe.

Available copies

  • 28 of 31 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 31 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Vand (Text) 33294001922517 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Checked out 12/08/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771099144
  • Physical Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 2015.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Bestselling author Guy Vanderhaeghe’s new book of fiction is both timely and timeless and showcases his supreme talent as a storyteller and poignant observer of the human condition. Among these nine addictive and resonant stories: A teenage boy breaks out of the strict confines of his family, his bid for independence leads him in over his head. He learns about life in short order and there is no turning back. An actor’s penchant for hiding behind a role, on and off stage, is tested to the limits and what he comes to discover finally places him face to face with the truth. With his mother hospitalized for a nervous condition and his father away on long work stints, a boy is sent to another family for his meals. His gradually building relationship with a teenage daughter who has been left handicapped from Polio opens unexpected doors to the world. In the powerful title story, a middle-aged man remeets his former adviser at university, a charismatic and domineering professor dubbed Daddy Lenin. As their tense reunion progresses, secrets from the past painfully revise remembered events and threaten to topple the scaffolding of a marriage. With Daddy Lenin and Other Stories, award-winning author Guy Vanderhaeghe returns once again to the form that launched his stellar literary career. Here is a grand master writing at the height of his powers."--Dust jacket.
Awards Note:
Governor General’s Literary Award 2015 - Winner: English Fiction
Subject: Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Canada, Western > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories, Canadian.
Short stories.

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