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Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank

Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank

by Frances Cannon

Published by Gold Wake

174p, 5.5"x8.5", perfect-bound color cover, b+w inside text with some b+w illustration

$20.00

"Frances Cannon's beautiful and searing memoir electrifies the reader with its deft, playful extended metaphors, its lyrical movement back and forth through time, and above all, its story arc built around deft crescendos; it reads like a page-turning novel, but Cannon's determined and often heartbreaking quest for personal truth also provokes the reader to re-imagine his or her own emotional terrain. I dare anyone to read it in more than one sitting."

--Jenny Land, author of The Spare Room, teaches English and creative writing at St. Johnsbury Academy in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.