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Close the Door Softly:
and other stories

Written by
Bill MacDonald


Cover of Close the Door Softly
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196 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888873392
$18.95 CA





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About the Book    This, the third volume of Bill MacDonald´s 'best of' short stories, begins by Lake Superior with the title story 'Close the Door Softly', the moving photograph of the author and Eva. As with all of Bill´s stories, humour softens the clear light falling on his characters lives. Bill´s stories are set in places that we can visit and of course many of us have. He provides a kind of map of the heart of the points between the physical locations and the people that visit them. Both, over time, cannot resist change.

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About the Author Bill MacDonald
Since graduating from the University of Manitoba, and a year in Paris studying at the Sorbonne, Bill has been a forester, arctic weatherman, immigration officer, and school teacher. He lives in Thunder Bay, selling his books and scenic photography at Fireweed Crafts Inc. His short fiction has appeared in "Geist Magazine" and "Prairie Fire." Recent books include: "Lamplight" (2010), "Sirens" (2009), "The Quarry" (2008), "Shadows at Sunset" (2007), "Ruby's Last Ride and other stories" (2007),"Close the Door Softly and other stories" (2007), "A House in the Country"(2007), "Through a Dark Cloud Shining" (2006), "Catwalk: a feline odyssey" (2006), "Barnabus Snug Harbour" (2006), "Soothsayer" (2006), "The Holly Tree" (2005), "Stinging Nettles" (2005), "Christmas Eve at Silver Islet" (2004), "Vive Zigoto" (2004), "Daughters of the Sun - Filles du soleil" (2003), "Hyenas in the Streets" (2003), "Goodbye Picadilly" (2002), "Patagonian Odyssey!" (2001), "Home Before Dark" (2001), and "The Great Millennium Mount Everest Cat Expedition" (2000).





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