The Quiet

Short Story

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The Quiet: Short Story
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  • 1443421812
  • 9781443421812

Finch stole his first car when he was a nimble twelve-year-old. Hundreds of cars later, he slips behind the wheel of an emerald-green Benz and takes his chances in the night, picking up a passenger along the way. “The Quiet” 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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  • HarperCollins Canada; November 2012
  • ISBN 9781443421812
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  • Title: The Quiet
  • Author: Michael Christie
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443421812
  • 9781443421812
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443421812
  • 9781443421812