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Friday February 14, 1986 in Books
In this disturbing collection of investigative fictions, Brian Fawcett asserts that the informational white noise of the Global Village is creating a cultural and intellectual breakdown that will eventually lead to the disappearance of local and individual identity. He argues that under the glitzy surfaces of television and the information “revolution” lie the same intentions that ran amok in Khmer Rouge Cambodia: the extermination of memory and imagination.
ISBN 13: 9780889222373 | ISBN 10: 889222371
5.5 W x 8.5 H x .5 D inches | 208 pages
$19.95 CAN / $19.95 US
Backlist | Fiction | Bisac: FIC029000
About the ContributorsBrian Fawcett
Born in 1944 in Prince George, B.C., Brian Fawcett has written poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Talonbooks has published My Career With the Leafs & Other Stories (1992), The Secret Journal of Alexander MacKenzie (1985), Capital Tales (1984) and Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow (1986) by Brian Fawcett.
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