A new collection of stories by Mavis Gallant is always a major publishing event. For this is the writer who-like Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro-has made Canadian short stories a presence on the world literary scene, and on our bestseller lists. In "Across the Bridge" four of the eleven stories are connected, following the fortunes of the Carette family in Montreal. In "1933" their widowed mother teaches Berthe and Marie to deny that she was a seamstress and to say instead that she was "clever with her hands." In "The ...

Across the Bridge 1994, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771033070

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Across the Bridge 1994, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747517733

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Across the Bridge 1993, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771033056

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