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Flying a red kite

Hugh Hood

Flying a red kite

stories

by Hugh Hood

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Fisher copy 1: With some annotations in pencil, possibly by Eleanor Cook, from whom this copy was acquired.

Statementby Hugh Hood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4 H779Fl
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14083322M

  Kite flying celebrates the great tradition of kite making. From the very beginning of this book it was different. The cover felt like a different texture, stood out from the rest of the books. If you didn't know much about kite flying this was a good first read. The book gives you and the items you need to make and fly a kite/5. Flying a Red Kite is an essential window into the work of a major and unique Canadian talent. Hugh Hood was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, essayist, and university professor. He wrote thirty-two books, including seventeen novels and several volumes of short fiction. In , he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Imagery in Flying a Red Kite and The Lamp at Noon Imagery is used by many authors as a crucial element of character development. These authors draw parallels between the imagery in their stories and the main characters' thoughts and feelings. About the Book Red Kite, Blue Kite is the story of a young boy (Tai Shan) and his father (Baba) during China’s Cultural Revolution. Tai Shan and Baba love spending time together flying their kites in the crowded city. However, due to the hard times that the Revolution brings, Tai Shan and Baba must use their kites to secretly Size: 2MB.

Flying a red kite: stories Item Preview Internet Archive Language English. p. ; 22 cm Short stories Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on September 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle /5(18).


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Flying A Red Kite is a subtle and generous book. Canadian Literature - Kildare Dobbs Hood’s thirty-year career demonstrates his profound and compassionate sensitivity to our human : Reissued here on its 55th anniversary, Hood’s first collection of short fiction, Flying a Red Kite contains some of his most well-known short fiction, from the post-apocalyptic visions of “After the Sirens” to the Faulknerian portrait of rural Ontario in “Three Halves of a House.”.

Read "Flying a Red Kite" by Hugh Hood available from Rakuten Kobo. 55th anniversary edition of great Canadian writer Hugh Hood’s first short story collection Hood was celebrated at the 2 Price: $ 12 - The Modernist Aesthetic: Hugh Hood, “Flying a Red Kite” () By Jutta Zimmermann, University of Jena Edited by Reingard M.

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For a writer who once professed 'If in the course of my life I can get a half a dozen stories printed, I'll be satisfied', "Flying a Red Kite" Flying a red kite book a different kind of beginning.

The first selection of ten stories was completed in March of by John Colombo and Robert Weaver for publication by the Ryerson Press. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book.

No eBook available Flying a Red Kite: Stories. Hugh Hood. Ryerson Press, - Short stories, Canadian - pages. 0 Reviews. Flying a Red Kite, Hugh Hood's first collection of short fiction, is an erratic miscellany of stories, covering everything from the dating life of a successful New York editor ("O Happy Melodist!") to neighbourhood inheritance disputes and premature senility in rural eastern Ontario ("Three Halves of a House") and nuclear holocaust ("After the Sirens").Author: Hugh Hood.

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They would fly their kites on the "tippy-top" of their roof. Here, they would feel as if they were flying with the kites/5. Ma The Happy Fort - ChuChuTV Storytime Good Habits Bedtime Stories for Kids - Duration: ChuChuTV Bedtime Stories & Moral Stories for Kids Recommended for you.

Shakespeare even referred to this habit in 'The Winter's Tale' when he wrote: 'When the kite builds, look to lesser linen'. The nest of a red kite is an untidy affair, often built on top of an old Crow's nest.

It is lined with sheep's wool and decorated with all kinds of objects like paper, plastic and cloth. How people can help. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hood, Hugh.

Flying a red kite. Toronto, Ryerson Press [, ©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction. Published on Red Kite is the story of an ambitious young kite who gets more than he wanted on a day of flying at the park.

I worked on this student short film over the past two years. This book is a story in rhyme about a little boy who enjoys flying a series meets the following Reading First initiatives: Phonemic Awareness - Comprehension Expand Product Details.

Reissued here on its 55th anniversary, Hood's first collection of short fiction, Flying a Red Kite contains some of his most well-known short fiction, from the post-apocalyptic visions of "After the Sirens" to the Faulknerian portrait of rural Ontario in "Three Halves of a House.".

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OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Fallings from us, vanishings --O happy melodist!--Silver bugles, cymbals, golden silks --Recollecitons of the Works Department --Three halves of a house --After the sirens --He just adores her!--Nobody's going anywhere!--Flying a red kite --Where the myth touches us --The end of it.

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Flying a Red Kite A beautiful new edition of Hugh Hood’s debut story all started toward the end of the s, when the young Hugh Hood serviced a flourishing Saturday Evening Post delivery route with more than fifty weekly customers.

Tai Shan loves flying kites with his widower father, and the spacious double-page spreads, with dark lines and warm shades of brown and red, show the bond between father and son. Then bad times come, and Baba is sent to a labor camp, while Tai Shan lives with Granny Wang in a nearby village.5/5(6).

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