As It Happens | Dec 20, 2013 | 15:40

To Everything There is a Season, by Alistair MacLeod

An older brother coming home for Christmas. A father, enjoying perhaps his last holiday season, and a boy trying to hold on all that makes Christmas magical. All of them come together in a short story about Christmas on Cape Breton Island. To Eve

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