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Like This

Leo Mckay's collection of stories was shortlisted for the 1995 Giller Prize.

Leo Mckay Jr.

Set in a fictional town called Albion Mines, (the old name for author Leo McKay's home town of Stellarton), Like This offers a gripping and at times, frightening look at small-town Nova Scotia life. These superb stories are startling and often disturbing, filled with complexity and power. McKay portrays characters with astonishing depth and dead-on emotional rightness. The world is not fair in these stories. There is pain, abuse, solitude; but somehow there is also hope. (From House Of Anansi Press)