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  • Keywords
    • rural life,
    • small town stories,
    • Prairie stories,
    • Saskatchewan fiction,
    • farming fiction,
    • Canadian short stories,
    • funny short stories

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Life Orbits The Barn
...and other short stories
by Lyndenn Behm

Lyndenn Behm draws on personal experience to tell stories set in the world of Prairie farms, small towns and First Nations. Some of the tales are pure in their sincerity; others are comical and may seem far fetched, but people who have lived in these settings will relate because they have known residents who engaged in similar absurdity. Silly minds and warm hearts both play a big role. Rural folks can be kind or nasty, truthful or conniving, but they are always immersed in the community and environment in which they live. Some of the stories reflect the way living once was, others show how it currently is. Never dull.

Lyndenn Behm grew up on a mixed farm in western Saskatchewan. His boyhood was in the 1960s but he later spent more than 20 years writing about small towns and farms on the Prairies. In 1993 he married his current wife, an Anishinaabe woman from a Manitoba First Nation. This gave him a deeper understanding of rural life. His short stories describe rural life as it once was and how it has become. Some stories are touching, others are hysterical. The big fish in a small pond theme is common. As Lyndenn says: "Sometimes you can do a better job of showing what reality is like by using fantastic fiction rather than fact."


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