Late Nights on Air
Publish date: September 18th 2007
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
The dark cruel winter and breezy white nights of Canada's north (specifically Yellowknife, N.W.T. and the barren landscape around Great Slave Lake) pervade this novel of the 1970s. All of the main characters are employed by a radio station (a public one, of course), and all of them bring previous se...
You can’t get much more Canadian than this novel—it is written by a former CBC employee, it involves the national radio service, there are questions of identity, there is self-discovery through a wilderness trip, and it takes place in the North, mythologized by all of us southern Canadians. Two yo...
I was at Chapters bookstore in Montreal today looking for something uniquely Canadian, by a writer who is not widely known abroad. This is what I found.
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