No great mischief: a novel

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Publisher:
W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
2000
Edition:
1st American ed.
Language:
English
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Alistair MacLeod musters all of the skill and grace that have won him an international following to give us No Great Mischief, the story of a fiercely loyal family and the tradition that drives it.

Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. His older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman, Alexander is sustained by a family history that seems to run through his veins. And through their lovingly recounted stories -- wildly comic or heartbreakingly tragic -- we discover the hope against hope upon which every family must sometimes rely.

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9780393049701
9780375726651
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subject_facet Bildungsromane, Brothers -- Fiction, Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Scots -- Nova Scotia -- Fiction, Uranium mines and mining -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction
title_display No great mischief : a novel
title_full No great mischief : a novel / Alistair MacLeod
title_short No great mischief :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Brothers, Scots, Uranium mines and mining, Young men