Gift notation on half title page ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar ; 436
pages; One of Canada's leading writers and the dean of Canadian
anthologists have pooled their talents to produce this lasting tribute to
the great variety of talent Canadian writers have brought to the genre.
... an anthology that is authoritative as well as historically and
regionally representative. ...a collection of some of the greatest stories
in the English language. Arranged chronologically with forty stories in
all, the book provides an excellent survey of Canada's leading writers,
including a story by Atwood herself ("The Sin Eater"), as well as stories
by Morley Callaghan ("Last Spring They Came Over"), Mordecai Richler ("The
Summer My Grandmother Was Supposed to Die"), and Stephen Leacock ("The
Marine Excursion of the Knights of Pythias"). The book features
biographical notes and an index of authors.