Motortherapy Front Cover

Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780889223301
Pages: 176
Pub. Date: January 1 1993
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.5"
Rights: Available: WORLD
Fiction / FIC019000

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By Bill Schermbrucker

“Always carry a bar of soap!” his father advises, as Allstair sets off to drive from Nairobi halfway across Africa in a secondhand Austin in the 1950s. “It wasn’t clear to me how you could fix a leak in the gas tank with soap,” Allstair reports, “but I never doubted that sort of instruction coming from him.” So begins the first tale in this sequel to Bill Schermbrucker’s well-received collection Chameleon and Other Stories.

“[Stories] stir and shift with deftly-rendered subtleties which at their best recall … Norman Levine and … Alice Munro”
Quill & Quire

“One of the best works of fiction of 1993.”
U of T Quarterly