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    ISBN: 9780889222212 | Paperback

    204 pages | Pub. Date: 19840101
    6.00 W × 9.00 H × 1 D inches
    Backlist | Fiction | Bisac: FIC029000
    Rights: WORLD

The survivors and victims inhabiting the pages of Capital Tales dash forever the romantic myth that our peerless captains of industry are guiding us through the mists of progress to a shining land of prosperity. Tough, uncompromising portraits of people discovering the illusions they live by, the stories culminate in a confrontation between the narrator and a nineteenth-century British philosopher—a meeting of minds which leaves no meaning of the word “capital” unexamined.

"Fawcett’s work expands into a well-earned and genuine visionary criticism of the deadly contradictions within society
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By Brian 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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In Memoriam Brian Fawcett

…Career with the Leafs & Other Stories (1982), Capital Tales (1984), The Secret Journal of Alexander Mackenzie …