Missed Her

Missed Her

Book - 2010
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In her passionate and humorous new collection, Ivan E. Coyote takes readers on an intimate journey, both literal and figurative, through the experiences of her life: from a year spent in eastern Canada, to her return to the west coast, to travels in-between. Whether discussing the politics of being a butch with a pet lapdog, or befriending an effeminate young man at a gay camp, or revisiting a 40-year old heartbreak in her grandmother's kitchen, Ivan traverses love, gender and identity with a wistful, perceptive eye.
Publisher: Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, c2010
ISBN: 9781551523712
Branch Call Number: C813.6 COY 2010
Characteristics: 142 p. ; 22 cm


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WVMLStaffPicks Sep 14, 2014

The newest collection of short stories by queer Canadian storyteller Ivan E. Coyote is by turns touching, heartbreaking, and heartening. Coyote's signature autobiographical voice deftly weaves simple and powerful tales of family and loss, of being 'other' in small communities, and of her life as a storyteller and teacher. There are more than a few gems in this book and it is great reading for anyone interested in modern Canadian stories

Oct 08, 2012

The influence of Ivan's amazing live storytelling comes through in this collection! Possibly my and my mother's favourite!

Jul 06, 2011

Ivan E. Coyote is a wicked storyteller - after Shelagh Rogers from the Next Chapter recommended it, I was will to give it a try. A short sweet book of glimpses into the storyteller's life, it is definitely worth a read.

The short stories are only 1 or 2 pages long, so good to do one in quick 3 minute read. Fantastically surprising. I am very motivated to go and see her storytell live.

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