☆ Centre/Center || ✓ PDF Read by ☆ MaryBurns


  • Title: Centre/Center
  • Author: MaryBurns
  • ISBN: 9780889223097
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Paperback

  • Centre Center begins on the eve of the American lunar mission in 1969 A group of friends celebrate a moon wake on the Pacific shore of California, fearful of the cosmic consequences of the impending technological defilement of Diana, the virginal moon goddess who presides over children, the hunt, and the virgin forest Presented as a tryptich of three novellas spanning twCentre Center begins on the eve of the American lunar mission in 1969 A group of friends celebrate a moon wake on the Pacific shore of California, fearful of the cosmic consequences of the impending technological defilement of Diana, the virginal moon goddess who presides over children, the hunt, and the virgin forest Presented as a tryptich of three novellas spanning two generations, each interrelated section is set a decade apart, and the unfolding lives of these characters are seen from the perspective of a different member of the group in each panel Throughout, there is a gradual movement of characters from America, to what is perceived as the unspoiled neighbor to the north, Canada The last panel is narrated in 1989 by the young daughter of one of the original protagonists With an increasing sense of bewilderment, she deconstructs the personal mythologies so carefully embroidered by her father and his friends over an entire generation Centre Center is a moving and poignant good bye to a country, an era, and the naive illusions held so dearly by a whole post war generation in North Amenca.
    MaryBurns
    A former journalist, documentary filmmaker, and professor of Creative Writing, Mary Burns has published four novels, including her first historical novel, The Reason for Time, released in Spring of 2016, alliumpress our books the She is also the author of two books of short stories and a non fiction book, The Private Eye Observing Snow Geese Her first book, Suburbs of the Arctic Circle, was selected by the Literary Press Group as a Writer s Choice, and The Private Eye was shortlisted for the Science in Society book award Her radio plays were broadcast on CBC and BBC, and her A Yukon Quintette, was featured in the anthology of CBC s Morningside dramas, Take Five She has written for the stage as well More information on her life and work on her website, maryburns


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