Real MothersFront Cover

ISBN: 9780889221918 | paperback / softback

$18.95 | 176 pages | Pub. Date: 1981
6.00 W × 9.00 H × 0.60000000000000009 D inches
Fiction | Backlist | Bisac: FIC029000
ISBN 13: 9780889221918 | Rights: WORLD

In Real Mothers, a collection of short stories, Audrey Thomas journeys to France, Greece and Africa; she also writes about Galiano Island, B.C., where she lived while these stories were taking shape. Real Mothers concerns itself with women who, in one way or another, are mothers; with mothers and daughters; with mothers and husbands—or lovers; and with mothers alone.

“These stories are for … anyone who admires a writer in masterly control of her material.”
Globe and Mail

“Thomas demands more of her readers than most writers, but the rewards are much greater too.”
Books in Canada

By Audrey Thomas

Audrey Thomas is the author of Latakia (1979), Mrs. Blood (1992), Real Mothers (1981) and Songs My Mother Taught Me (1993), all published by Talonbooks. She is a two-time winner of the BC Book Prize for Fiction. Thomas was born in upstate New York and now lives and works on Galiano Island, B.C. In 2008, Thomas was made a member of the Order of Canada.

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