The Scare in the Crow

The Scare in the Crow

by Tammy Armstrong

Paperback(First edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780864926272
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Publication date: 09/10/2010
Edition description: First edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Tammy Armstrong (1974), who grew up in St. Stephen, NB, has lived for eight years in Vancouver, where she earned an MFA from the University of British Columbia. Armstrong won the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick's Alfred G. Bailey Prize 2000. An excerpt from her first novel, Translations: Aistreann (2002), won the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick's David Adams Richards Prize in 1999.

Table of Contents

I CharloSki Trail 12

Wanted: One Bearskin Rug 14

From Fundy Bank 15

Panther 17

Living Clock 18

Strange Apiary 19

Soursop 21

Porcupine 23

II What Settles the Week 26

What to Do with Unwanted Keepsakes 27

Below Estey's Bridge 29

While We Sleep, It Snows 30

Diamond to Main 32

Highway Attraction 33

Nothing to See Here 35

Navigation 37

III Failure of the European Starling 40

Dunbar Falls 42

Jîkulsnrl°n: Ice Lagoon 44

Here: Soft-footed 46

Flight Stop After Michael Snow's Eaton Centre Installation 47

Dim Sky 48

Speak Softly, Low One 50

IV Dragline 58

Up-river a House Breaks from Its Foundation 60

For you 62

A Pair of Horses: Those Ones 63

Patron Saint Against Lost Keys 66

River Scout 69

And She is No Stranger Now 71

Near Halfway Swayed Both Directions 73

Where They Don't Belong 75

The Scare in the Crow 77

V Hyla Amphibia 80

Grimsey Island 82

Lamprey 84

Zombie 86

Girls with Sharp Scalpels 88

Beauty to the Alligator's Beast 90

Canoe Lessons 97

Whatever You've Come to Get 99

On Renaming Mountains 100

This Late Light Tipping 102

Where it Softened 104

Acknowledgements 107

Notes 109

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