By Michael Mirolla,Don Mulcahy,Caterina Edwards

ISBN-10: 1771831200

ISBN-13: 9781771831208

Migration tales are a vital part of Canada's historical/literary continuum; we have to recognize of such writings to rationalize approximately who Canadians quite are, and the place they're from. will not be all of us the youngsters of migration? the place we got here from, how we came, who we have been, and are, and who may well turn into in time … such topics may still curiosity all these clearly involved in id and starting place; that everlasting enigma wrought of migration. those short-fiction tales inform a lot approximately migration and Canada, in ways in which are humorous, ribald, tragic or contemplative, yet by no means dull.

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