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New edition of Bowering?s Shoot! launches

Popular Main Street bookshop Pulpfiction hosts November 22 event

2008.11.22 — Former Poet Laureate of Canada, Order of Canada member, multiple GG winner, and popular West Side raconteur George Bowering launched the spiffy new edition of Shoot!, his version of the McLean Gang’s story, with a reading at Pulpfiction on November 22.

Shoot! is the second of Bowering’s popular trilogy of BC historical novels to make it back into print. Sherrill Grace wrote the afterword to the new edition. New Star reissued Burning Water, the first book in the trilogy, in 2007. Caprice, actually the second book to appear, will be reissued in 2009 by New Star.