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No Great Mischief

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Alistair MacLeod musters all of the skill and grace that have won him an international following to give us , the story of a fiercely loyal family and the tradition that drives it. Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. Even his older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman, Alexander is sustained by a family history that seems to run through his veins. And through these lovingly recounted stories-wildly comic or heartbreakingly tragic-we discover the hope against hope upon which every family must sometimes rely.

Synopsis:

Winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: "This sturdily textured debut novel never hesitates or meanders."--

About the Author

Alistair MacLeod teaches at the University of Windsor, Ontario, and spends his summers on Cape Breton Island.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393341195
Author:
Macleod, Alistair
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
MacLeod, Alistair
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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