A Hard Old Love Amongst Scavengers
by David Doucette
A HARDWORKING LONER on a Cape Smokey cliffside finds his life complicated by caring (and nosy) neighbours, and a string of interesting wildlife: a fox, a moose calf, two amorous crows, hungry coyotes, an invasive chipmunk, and more.
As uninvited love worms its way through his fears, we come to question the anxiety and suspicion in our own lives, and our hearts crack open to insight.
Doucette is adept at portraying the tension between privacy and community in rural life. A warm and generous book by the author of the bestselling North of Smokey