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Fiction
Author: Mavis Gallant
ISBN: 0440336597
Publisher Laurel (February 1, 1987)
Language English
Category: Fiction
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by Mavis Gallant


Mavis Leslie de Trafford Gallant, CC, née Young (11 August 1922 – 18 February 2014), was a Canadian writer who spent much of her life and career in France.

Mavis Leslie de Trafford Gallant, CC, née Young (11 August 1922 – 18 February 2014), was a Canadian writer who spent much of her life and career in France. Best known as a short story writer, she also published novels, plays and essays. Gallant was born in Montreal, Quebec, the only child of Albert Stewart Roy de Trafford Young, a Canadian furniture salesman and painter who was the son of an officer in the British Army, and his wife, Benedictine Wiseman

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Arranged in three sections, this volume includes a group of wide-ranging tales set in Canada, stories under the heading Canadians Abroad.

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In Home Truths, Mavis Gallant draws us into the tricky labyrinth of human behaviour, while offering readers her unique, clear-eyed vision of Canadians both at home and abroad. And in the celebrated "Linnet Muir" stories, Gallant draws on her own experiences to portray a sensitive and alarmingly perceptive young girl growing up in Montreal in the 1930s and 1940s. Incisive, darkly humorous, and compassionate, Home Truths is a vibrant collection of stories from one of our finest writers.

A New York Times Best Book of the Year: Mavis Gallant’s insightful, ironic collection of short stories on relationships and religion

Treat yourself to a great read. A New York Times Best Book of the Year: Mavis Gallant’s insightful, ironic collection of short stories on relationships and religion. And in the celebrated Linnet Muir stories, Gallant draws on her own experiences to portray a sensitive and alarmingly perceptive young girl growing up in Montreal in the 1930s and 1940s. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.

Arranged in three sections, this volume includes a group of wide-ranging tales set in Canada, stories under the heading "Canadians Abroad," in which Canadians confront the subtleties and sophistication of Europe, and a final section that brings together the six Linnet Muir stories