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A Delinquent Son's Audiobook Memoir, Chapters 5 + 6

Wherein Joan Slorance lives -- and nearly dies -- on the prairies; and later encounters the bouncing football of Fate. Third part of 11.

By Steve Burgess 25 Dec 2012 | TheTyee.ca

Steve Burgess is a freelance writer, regular contributor to The Tyee, and author of Who Killed Mom?, published in 2011 by Greystone Books.

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Cover of 'Who Killed Mom: A Delinquent Son’s Meditation on Family, Mortality, and Very Tacky Candles,' by Steve Burgess.

Welcome to the second segment of Who Killed Mom: A Delinquent Son’s Meditation on Family, Mortality, and Very Tacky Candles, the audiobook version of Steve Burgess's poignant family memoir published last year. Narrated by the author, this audiobook is offered to you in full for free by Post Hypnotic Press, the audiobook publisher, and The Tyee.

We're publishing two chapters a day for eleven days. If you like what you hear, do consider buying the unsegmented version from Post-Hypnotic Books or the print version from Douglas & McIntyre. To browse the full Post Hypnotic Press catalogue, go here.

Dear readers, you may notice that comments are not enabled for this story. In what has become a Tyee tradition, we're closing the commenting system for the holidays to allow our hardworking team a brief respite and chance to recharge. Thanks for all the insightful, informative comments in 2012. We look forward with happy anticipation to more of the same in 2013.  [Tyee]

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