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In a Cloud of Dust and Smoke

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In a Cloud of Dust and Smoke
by Raymond Fraser

Life is never monochromatic. In the most painful experiences, there are shades of dark humour and sweetness. Raymond Fraser's understanding of that is what, in essence, makes IN A CLOUD OF DUST AND SMOKE such a success. This 2003 story of a young boy coming of age, surrounded by poverty and alcoholism, could easily be dark and
Paperback, 191 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Black Moss Press
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May 06, 2012 Raymond Fraser rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Another fine book by this author! If I say so myself. And I do.
Raymond Fraser
Jul 23, 2013 Raymond Fraser rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: One and all.
This is the latest 2013 edition. Here are some comments by critics:

"In A Cloud Of Dust And Smoke is a beautiful
novel, written from the heart – it has a wonderful
truth to it. The author handles the story of a
young boy in love better than anyone else I've
ever read." FRED COGSWELL, poet & critic

"A fine, fine book—well-written, provocative,
engaging." MICHAEL HOLMES, ECW Press

"A touching and often very funny story."
MARGARET DAVIS, Spotlight-Verlag

"Endearing and engaging... provides a nuanced
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Paul Hume rated it it was amazing
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Goodreads being frustrating again... 1 1 Sep 02, 2013 02:45PM  
Here's some info I dug up about myself:
RAYMOND FRASER is a Canadian writer and the author of twelve books of fiction, three of non-fiction, and six collections of poetry. His novel "The Bannonbridge Musicians" (1978) was runner-up to Alice Munro's "Lives of Girls and Women" for the Governor General's Award. In 2009 following publication of his novel "In Another Life" he received the Lieutenant-Gov
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