Neil Besner Book Launch with Warren Cariou & Dennis Cooley

Fri Jun 10 2022 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

McNally Robinson Booksellers | Winnipeg

McNally Robinson Booksellers
Publisher/HostMcNally Robinson Booksellers
Neil Besner Book Launch with Warren Cariou & Dennis Cooley
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Join Neil Besner for the launch of Fishing With Tardelli: A Memoir of Family in Time Lost (ECW Press), hosted by Dennis Cooley and featuring special guest Warren Cariou.
The launch will be hosted live in the Atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park and also available as a simultaneous YouTube stream. The video will be available for viewing thereafter:

Fishing With Tardelli contemplates the relations among four parents — mother, father, stepfather, and a Brazilian fishing companion — and the author. Over marriages and remarriages, fathers and mothers become stepfathers and stepmothers, and brothers gain and lose stepbrothers and half-brothers, sisters and half-sisters across two continents. The various homes become part of Besner’s internal geography; memory, dream, story, fable become permeable layers folded over bald facts baldly stated.
Neil Besner was born in Montreal, grew up in Brazil, and taught Canadian literature at the University of Winnipeg for thirty years. He has written and edited books on Mavis Gallant, Alice Munro, and Carol Shields, as well as numerous articles and reviews.

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McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Canada

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