III. The Land of Health
From: The Most Charming Creatures
Birds, Joy and Sorrow, Whale, Barman, Phone Call from John, and Tiny Wings.
The bestselling author of 26 books of fiction and poetry, Gary Barwin has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, the Canadian Jewish Literary Award, and has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He lives in Hamilton, ON.