Born to Canadian parents in North Dakota, Clark Blaise grew up with an outsider's view of America and a romanticized exile's view of Canada. At age 25 he "returned" to Montreal, claiming this area of the continent as the spiritual home for his writings and becoming a Canadian citizen. Clark Blaise is the author of nine story collections, three novels and three previous works of non-fiction. He currently lives in San Francisco with his wife, Bharati Mukherjee.
Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: April 23, 2002 Price: $16.00
It is difficult today to imagine life before standard time was established in 1884. In the middle of the nineteenth century, for example, there were 144 official time zones in North America alone. The confusion that ensued, especially among the burgeoning railroad companies, was an hourly comedy of errors that ultimately...
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