The Other Oscar

The Other Oscar

by Cora Siré


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The Other Oscar tells the story of a thirty-year-old Canadian musician who arrives in a Chilean coastal town to appear in a film about madness. That's all Oscar knows about the film except that he's been cast to play his cello on a raft in the Pacific, a terrifying prospect. Early on, he meets a gregarious actor who winds up befriending him and then the alluring Noemi whom he can't forget. This labyrinth of a story follows Oscar's misadventures as he parties with the film crew, experiences a harrowing day of filming and sets off on a search that takes him into a prison and alters the course of his self-discovery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927443866
Publisher: Quattro Books
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Cora Siré lives in Montréal where she writes fiction, essays and poetry. She is the author of Signs of Subversive Innocents (Signature Editions, 2014). Her work has been published by magazines such as the Literary Review of Canada, Descant, Maisonneuve and Arc Poetry and has appeared in numerous anthologies including Salut King Kong - New English Writing from Quebec edited by Elise Moser (Véhicule Press, 2014).

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