Object of Your Love: Stories

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St. Martin's Press, Jun 12, 1999 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Dorothy Speak is a writer of unmistakable storytelling powers; a mesmerizing conjurer of the human heart. In these nine diamond-hard stories she writes with insight and honesty about women in love and the choices they must make when they find themselves loving what they cannot have.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A fine collection of nine edgy, vivid stories, most of which appeared first in Canadian periodicals, by an Ottawa writer who has been hailed as "the new Alice Munro." Speak isn't quite that (nor does ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Dorothy Speak grew up in the small southern Ontario city of Woodstock. She has taught art history and creative writing, and was Curator of Inuit Art at the Glenbow Museum in the eighties. She has published two acclaimed short story collections, "The Counsel of the Moon in 1990 and "Object of Your Love in 1996, which was also published in the U.S. and China. Her work has been anthologized in the "Journey Prize Anthology (1994) and the "Penguin Anthology of Stories by Canadian Women (1997). She lives with her husband and two daughters in Ottawa.

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