The Garneau Block

The Garneau Block The Garneau Block follows the knowable citizens of the adored and hated city of Edmonton capturing what we connect to in local stories and what is universal about modern life Here in what can only b

  • Title: The Garneau Block
  • Author: Todd Babiak
  • ISBN: 9780771009884
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Garneau Block follows the knowable citizens of the adored and hated city of Edmonton, capturing what we connect to in local stories and what is universal about modern life Here, in what can only be described as a storytelling tour de force, we meet the warm, endearing, and delightfully flawed residents of a fictional cul de sac in the city s Garneau neighbourhood justThe Garneau Block follows the knowable citizens of the adored and hated city of Edmonton, capturing what we connect to in local stories and what is universal about modern life Here, in what can only be described as a storytelling tour de force, we meet the warm, endearing, and delightfully flawed residents of a fictional cul de sac in the city s Garneau neighbourhood just after the scandalous death of a neighbour and the sudden news that their land is about to be repossessed by the university When mysterious signs begin to appear duct taped to trees saying only LET S FIX IT, the block including a sacked university professor, a once ambitious, knocked up haiku expert living in her parents basement, an aging actor whose dreams are slipping away, and a quiet but polite stranger is galvanized to band together in a wild attempt to save their homes And when regular people put their dreams in motion, anything can happen namely, political machinations, personal revelations, a public uproar, and unforeseen love From a young author whose name will soon be on everyone s lips come the most lovable Canadian characters since Dave and Morley, and a page turning good story Readers nationwide won t be able to get enough of The Garneau Block.

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