Story of a nation : defining moments in our history.
Book
2001
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Twelve Canadian authors offer stories based on events that helped to shape the nation and explain why they believe these events to be significant.

Item Details
Subjects:
Canada -- History -- Fiction.
Canadian fiction (English) -- 21st century.
Canadian fiction -- 21st century.
Short stories, Canadian (English)
Short stories, Canadian.
Genre:
Short stories, Canadian (English)
Other Authors:
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
ISBN:
0385658494
Publisher, Date:
Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 2001.
Description:
x, 294 p. : ill.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
SPL: Canadiana.
"Story of a Nation was initiated by Westwood Creative Artists and The Dominion Institute."
Contents:
The bombardment continues / Margaret Atwood
The great disturbance according to Bélonie / Antonine Maillet
An act of atonement (The Red River Colony, 1826) / Alberto Manguel
Gold and sawdust / Roch Carrier
The First of July / David Macfarlane
The death of Albert "Ginger" Goodwin (as told by a very old man who wishes to remain anonymous) / Michael Turner
The banks of the Wabush / Timothy Findley
D-Day / John Ralston Saul
One down / Dionne Brand
Henderson has scored for Canada! / Michelle Berry
Very nice, very nice / Hal Niedzviecki
Where the Borg are / Thomas King.
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