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  • Burnard, Bonnie.
    A GOOD HOUSE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (preceded by two collections of short stories), winner of the 1999 Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious literary award. Begins in Ontario in 1949 during the height of the post-war boo, a year filled with promise, and follows a single family over the next fifty years. 307 pp. Dustjacket praise from Alice Munro (to whom Burnard has been compared), Carol Shields and Elizabeth Strout. SIGNED by the author on title page. ISBN: 0-8050-64958.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31009
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  • THE POLISHED HOE. by Clarke, Austin.
    Clarke, Austin.
    THE POLISHED HOE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Amistad / Harper Collins, (2003). Hardcover first edition - Powerful novel by this Afro-Canadian writer, set in his native Barbados, and winner of the Giller Prize and The Commonwealth Writers Prize. "When Mary-Mathilda . . calls the police to confess to a crime, the result is a shattering all-night vigil. She claims the crime is against Mr. Belfeels, the powerful manager of the sugar plantation and for whom she has worked for more than thirty years as a field laborer, kitchen help, and maid. She was also Mr. Belfeels's mistress, and the mother of his only son, Wilberforce, a successful doctor, who after living abroad returns to the island. Set in the period following World War II,…

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    New York: Amistad / Harper Collins, (2003). Hardcover first edition - Powerful novel by this Afro-Canadian writer, set in his native Barbados, and winner of the Giller Prize and The Commonwealth Writers Prize. "When Mary-Mathilda . . calls the police to confess to a crime, the result is a shattering all-night vigil. She claims the crime is against Mr. Belfeels, the powerful manager of the sugar plantation and for whom she has worked for more than thirty years as a field laborer, kitchen help, and maid. She was also Mr. Belfeels's mistress, and the mother of his only son, Wilberforce, a successful doctor, who after living abroad returns to the island. Set in the period following World War II, [this] unravels over the course of twenty-four hours but spans the lifetime of one woman and the collective experience of a society characterized by slavery." 462 pp. ISBN: 0-060555653.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79913
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  • PILGRIM. by Findley, Timothy [1930-2002]
    Findley, Timothy [1930-2002]
    PILGRIM.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.). First edition - Set in 1912, this novel by an award-winning Canadian writer echoes one of his themes of the exploration of the lives of people vulnerable to mainstream institutions, In this novel (as in his early 'Butterfly Plague'), the institution is psychiatry and this is an account of a battle between Carl Jung, "self-professed mystical scientist of the unconscious", and Pilgrim - the man who cannot die, who "claims to be ageless and sexless, having lived as both male and female for four thousand years." Shortlisted for Giller Prize. 486 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60891
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  • PILGRIM. by Findley, Timothy [1930-2002]
    Findley, Timothy [1930-2002]
    PILGRIM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1912, this novel by an award-winning Canadian writer echoes one of his themes of the exploration of the lives of people vulnerable to mainstream institutions, In this novel (as in his early 'Butterfly Plague'), the institution is psychiatry and this is an account of a battle between Carl Jung, "self-professed mystical scientist of the unconscious", and Pilgrim - the man who cannot die, who "claims to be ageless and sexless, having lived as both male and female for four thousand years." Shortlisted for Giller Prize. 486 pp. ISBN: 0-06-019197x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 47571
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  • RUNAWAY: Stories. by Munro, Alice.
    Munro, Alice.
    RUNAWAY: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eight short stories, winner of the 2004 Giller Prize for best fiction by a Canadian author (the second time Munro was awarded this prize.) 335 pp. ISBN: 1-4000-4281x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (edges of boards bumped, light soiling to back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 79959
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  • RUNAWAY: Stories. by Munro, Alice.
    Munro, Alice.
    RUNAWAY: Stories.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover - A collection of eight short stories, winner of the 2004 Giller Prize for best fiction by a Canadian author (the second time Munro was awarded this prize.) 335 pp. ISBN: 1-4000-4281x.

    Condition: Fine in very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46095
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  • RUNAWAY: Stories. by Munro, Alice.
    Munro, Alice.
    RUNAWAY: Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eight short stories, winner of the 2004 Giller Prize for best fiction by a Canadian author (the second time Munro was awarded this prize.) 335 pp. ISBN: 1-4000-4281x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43359
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  • RUNAWAY: Stories. by Munro, Alice.
    Munro, Alice.
    RUNAWAY: Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eight short stories, winner of the 2004 Giller Prize for best fiction by a Canadian author (the second time Munro was awarded this prize.) 335 pp. ISBN: 1-4000-4281x.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (crinkling to lower edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 47142
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  • Richards, David Adams.
    MERCY AMONG THE CHILDREN

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised novel by this Canadian writer; co-winner of the prestigious 2000 Giller Prize with Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost as well as short- listed for the Governor General's Award for Fiction. Alistair MacLeod called this 'one of the great novels of our time.' 371 pp. ISBN: 1-559705868.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 34682
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