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ISBN: 9780889227491 | paperback / softback

ISBN: 9780889227453 | paperback / softback

$17.95 | 224 pages | Pub. Date: 2012
6 W × 9 H × .5 D inches
Fiction | Backlist | Bisac: FIC019000
ISBN 13: 9780889227453 | Rights: WORLD

hungree throat
a novel in meditaysyun
By bill bissett

Written in his unique phonetic language, bill bissett’s second novel-poem, hungree throat, recounts the relationship of two men – one bold and unafraid, the other burdened by terrible memories and unable to trust. We witness ten years of a shared life marked by hunger “4 breething   being   singing   eeting   digesting speeking   saying   food   kissing   watr   love.”

By bill bissett

Sophie Bienvenu is a Québécois writer. After studying visual communication in Paris, she settled in Quebec in 2001 and quickly established herself as a successful blogger. Et au pire, on se mariera (La Mèche) her first novel, was followed by Chercher Sam (translation forthcoming from Talonbooks, 2019), and Autour d’elle, translated as Around Her by Rhonda Mullins (Talonbooks, 2018). Ceci n’est pas de l’amour (This Is Not Love) was her first poetry collection, published in 2016 by Poètes de brousse. Bienvenu’s writing takes its readers on an emotional journey, an intense exploration of profoundly human characters, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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