Young Adult - Fiction
   
 

 

young adult short fiction

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The Crying Jesus
 

ISBN: 978-1-895449-70-9

trade paper /132 pages / 1997

 The Crying Jesus will delight and provoke all MacIntyre enthusiasts — young and old alike. The stories present a group of young protagonists eagerly balanced on the fulcrum between what is all too familiar and what can only be surmised. The wit is there as always — the laconic, authentic mockery of estranged young people — but the worlds out of which these voices speak form a new, eccentric universe. MacIntyre’s imagination is at once bizarre and illuminating.

“In this, his second collection, Rod MacIntyre nabs us in every first paragraph . . . The Crying Jesus is a fine adult read for those of us who can face looking back. It’s an even finer young adult read for those who can face looking ahead.”
Quill and Quire.

  • Winner of the 1998 Saskatchewan Book Awards City of  Saskatoon Award
  • Finalist, 1998 CLA Young Adult Award

Ages 13+

 Reviews

Brenna, Beverley. “Realistic fiction pushes social boundaries.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . December 6, 1997.
Toten, Teresa. Quill & Quire Quotables (November 11, 1997).
Darleen Golke. Canadian Materials (April 24, 1998)


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