Railroading or: Twelve Small Stories with the Word Train in the Title

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Harper Collins, Dec 11, 2012 - Fiction - 50 pages
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The story of Lesley’s life is told through short stories with trains at the core—walking their tracks, riding to and from home, and finding and losing loves.

The stories in Red Plaid Shirt span twenty years of Diane Schoemperlen’s challenging and innovative writing. Told in her fresh and often deadpan comedic voice, they offer a compulsively readable mix of deeply felt emotion and finely wrought intellect. This collection was shortlisted for the Upper Canada Brewing Company Writers’ Craft Award.

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Diane Schoemperlen is the Governor General’s Award winning author of twelve works of fiction and non-fiction, most recently By the Book: Stories and Pictures, a collection illustrated with her own full-colour collages, which was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. She is a recipient of the Marian Engel Award from the Writers’ Trust of Canada.

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