Colin's Big Thing: A Sequence

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Ekstasis Editions, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 278 pages
Colin's Big Thing relates a boy's journey from Hinton Alberta to the B.C. coast to Texas. And then the return. In a narrative sequence that startles with its clarity and force, Bruce Serafin illuminates the history of his generation.
 

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Contents

Mosquitoes
11
Are You Rural?
30
Caribou
60
Odlum Drive
121
II
129
The Spaceship
151
Love and Death
169
Colins Big Thing
196
Joes Beach
230
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About the author (2004)

Bruce Serafin (1950-2007) moved to Houston, Texas with his family at the age of fifteen, and to Vancouver when he was nineteen. Serafin founded the Vancouver Review and was its editor from 1990-1997. He held a variety of positions at Canada Post, from letter carrier to editor of the union newsletter, over the course of fourteen years. He worked most recently as a substantive editor at Douglas College, and at the time of his death was at work on a new book set east of the Rockies. He is the author of Colin's Big Thing, which was named one of the Globe and Mail's 100 Best Books of 2004.

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