If only we could drive like this forever

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Penguin Books Canada, Jan 19, 1988 - Fiction - 234 pages
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Six short stories and a novella reveal the struggles of both adults and children to reach maturity as they attempt to balance the desire for freedom with the need for safety and security

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Review: If Only We Could Drive Like This Forever

User Review  - Benjamin Kahn - Goodreads

This book was very well-written. Despite that, I didn't really connect with any of the characters. With the exception of "The Students' Soiree," which was amazing and lively, I found the stories to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Out of print I think (I had to go to Amazon.ca to find the book listed) but worth hunting down. More great stories and a novella from Harvor. Read full review


To Supper in the Morning
Heart Trouble
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About the author (1988)

Elisabeth Harvor is the highly acclaimed author of the national bestselling novel "Excessive Joy Injures the Heart, and three collections of short fiction, "If Only We Could Drive Like This Forever, "Our Lady of All the Distances, and most recently "Let Me Be the One, which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award for Fiction. She is also the author of two poetry books, "Fortress of Chairs, which won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and "The Long Cold Green Evenings of Spring.
Harvor was the winner of the Alden Nowlan Award for the year 2000. Her fiction has been anthologized in Canada, the U.S., and Europe, and has appeared in many periodicals, including "The New Yorker, "Saturday Night, "Toronto Life, "The Malahat Review, and "The "Hudson Review. Harvor has been writer-in-residence at universities and libraries across Canada, and has also taught in creative writing programs at Concordia University, York University, and the Humber School for Writers.
Elisabeth Harvor has two sons, and lives in Ottawa.

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