If Pigs Could Fly: Stories

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Turnstone Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Fiction - 147 pages
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Written in three parts, master storyteller Arnason’s second volume of fractured prairie tales includes political fables, Ukrainian tales and fabulations, leaving no stone unturned in his parody of Canada’s political and cultural landscape.“Fairy tales on speed make great fiction.”—Rob McLennan, The Ottawa Express

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Contents

Badger and Fox
3
The Pirates
12
Golden Boys
18
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

David Arnason was born in Gimli, Manitoba, in 1940. He earned his Master's Degree from the University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. from the University of New Brunswick. He teaches Canadian literature and creative writing at the University of Manitoba. His works include two collections of poetry, Marsh Burning and Skrag, and four collections of short stories: Fifty Stories and a Piece of Advice, The Circus Performer's Bar, The Happiest Man in the World and The Pagan Wall. He has recently returned from Tasmania and Trier, Germany and Strasbourg, France, where he taught Canadian literature and creative writing.

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