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The meagre tarmac

Clark Blaise

The meagre tarmac

by Clark Blaise

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Published by Biblioasis in [Emeryville, Ont] .
Written in English


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StatementClark Blaise
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.B48 M42 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24895405M
ISBN 109781926845159
LC Control Number2010671020
OCLC/WorldCa671700473

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Clark Blaise's The Meagre Tarmac Biblioasis, The quote from Margaret Atwood on the back of this collection identifies Clark Blaise as a "master storyteller and border-crosser". This might refer to the national borders that the characters cross in the eleven stories in this collection. It.   The stories in Meagre Tarmac are not very long, but their individual and collective effect is expansive. One character, a Goa-born editor in New .

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His early fiction drew heavily on his own life, but Blaise says that mode of.