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- DescriptionIn these devastating short stories, the hopeful monsters in question are those who will t be tethered by familial duty r bound by the ghosts of their past. Home becomoes fraught, reality a nightmare as Hiromi Goto weaves her characters through tales of domestic crises and cultural dissonance. Goto's characters are imbued with the light of myth and magic realism. With humour and keen insight, Goto makes the familiar seem strange and deciphers those moments when the idyllic skews into the absurd and the sublime.
- Author BiographyHiromi Goto is the author of the novels The Kappa Child, winner of the James Tiptree Jr Award, and Chorus of Mushrooms, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for First Book (Canada-Caribbean) and co-winner of the Canada-Japan Book Award, and the children's book The Water of Possibility. She lives in Burnaby, B.C.
- Author(s)Hiromi Goto
- PublisherArsenal Pulp Press
- Date of Publication01/01/2005
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationVancouver
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintArsenal Pulp Press
- Weight254 g
- Width145 mm
- Height202 mm
- Spine12 mm
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