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The Queen of Cans and Jars

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Bernice is a collector - of items rescued from her thrift shop and memories of a husband who abandoned her years ago - until one day she decides to take her sister's advice and downsize. "The Queen of Cans and Jars" is part of Michael Christie's critically acclaimed short-story collection, The Beggar's Garden.

The Beggar's Garden follows a diverse group of characters, from a bank manager to a drug addict to a retired Samaritan, a web designer, and a car thief, as they drift through each other's lives in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Michael Christie's darkly funny debut collection won the Vancouver Book Award; it was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.

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November 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Queen Of Cans And Jars: Short Story
Author(s): Michael Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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