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All the Pretty Girls

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In each of these short stories, set against a finely-crafted backdrop of poverty and violence, abuse and hope, Chandra Mayor provides a glimpse into the lives of girls and young women, allowing each to speak in her own voice. These are young women who roll pennies to buy toilet paper and roll their own cigarettes, who watch the mail for the welfare cheque and watch their ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Conundrum Press (Canada)
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Shelves: short-stories, canada
One of the "top 8" Manitoba Reads contenders. I intend to read this before the debates at Winnipeg Thin Air this September. I'm looking forward to it. I loved Cherry by this author and think that book would also have been a great contender for Manitoba Reads.

August 19, 2011: Now reading. I am loving it. These stories are both breaking my heart and healing it. I never want it to end.

August 20, 2011: I finished this book last night and, as with many slim volumes of short stories, I was left wantin
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