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The Man of My Dreams

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Paperback, 243 pages
Published June 1st 1990 by Macmillan of Canada
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I love Diane Schoemperlen's writing. Her characters remind me of myself, and even though they always think of themselves as small, it's obvious to the reader that they are big and difficult and complicated, and you want to knock on their door and invite yourself to tea to tell them that. I still remember In the Language of Love vividly, and want to reread it after finishing this book.

The best story for me was the one about the woman who marries the astronomy professor, and talks about their life
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Diane Schoemperlen, short-story writer, novelist, teacher, editor (b at Thunder Bay, Ont 9 July 1954). Diane Schoemperlen grew up in Thunder Bay, Ont, and attended Lakehead University. After graduating in 1976, she spent a summer studying at the Banff Centre, under such writers as W.O. MITCHELL and Alice MUNRO. Since 1986, she has focused on her writing career and has taught creative writing at sc ...more
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