Doubleday Canada, Limited: January 2007
A new collection of stories from the Pushcart Prize-winning author of The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure
Glittering with mischief and perversity, Jack Pendarvis's latest collection of short fiction introduces readers to a world of losers poised on the brink of all sorts of disaster - a world only a wink and a nod away from our own.
In the title novella a fundamentalist teenager must single-handedly confront the horrors of a spiritual quest filled with secular humanists, an apocalyptic folk artist, and a couple of movie stars. The other stories deal poignantly with -... View More...