Wigford is a small town in rural Southwestern Ontario, home to a cast of recurring characters: Buzz, a drunk-driving father of two; his wife, who should have married Bert Walmsley instead; Happy Henry, a devout, socially inept apostle who loves to play the organ; Elmer, a stroke survivor.
Wigford Rememberies tells this community's stories through an impressionistic series of vignettes. The language is inventive, innovative and exciting, and whether describing mucking out the pig barnthere in the dust and the sweet smells of grain and straw and the heavy brown odour of shit so strong it makes you sneeze"or helping a drunk articulate how to manipulate God's forgivenessif I gave my heart to Jesusright there on my deathbed the minute before I diedhe'd forgive everything an I'd go up into Heaven and be saved just as much as the other guy who never did nothin' wrong at all with no difference?'"Harness wields words with an eye for detail, musicality and style.
Visceral, reflective and lyrical, Wigford Rememberies is a poetic evocation of mood and epiphanic realizations, and will resonate with anyone who has ever confronted suffering, love or the unknowable.
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|Size: ||1.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Nightwood Editions|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780889710887 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|