Coyote, Ivan E. Slow Fix, The

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A short story collection from one of Canada's most acclaimed storytellers, which subverts pre-conceived notions of gender roles. In ""By Any Other Name,"" Ivan gets into some serious male bonding with her Uncle Rob, in ""The Curse?"" a cousin's stepdaughter helps Ivan get over her lifelong dread of buying tampons and in the title story she does her best to fix what's wrong in the world by telling the homophobe in the barber's seat next to her to shut up.

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These stories are elegant and homespun, light and piercing, straightforward with a twist. Ivan Coyote unsettles and reassures with a single, skilled stroke.
--Alison Bechdel, author of "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic"--Alison Bechdel"Alison Bechdel" (08/05/2008)

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Ivan E. Coyote is originally from the Yukon, and now lives in Vancouver. She is the author of three previous story collections and the award-winning novel, Bow Grip.

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