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Good to a Fault

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Informationen zum Autor Born in British Columbia in 1958, Marina Endicott worked as an actor before moving to London, where she be... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Born in British Columbia in 1958, Marina Endicott worked as an actor before moving to London, where she began to write fiction. Endicott's first short story appeared in 1985. Her stories have been anthologized in Coming Attractions and short-listed for the 1993 Journey Prize. Her first novel, Open Arms (2001), was a finalist for the Canada First Novel Award and was broadcast on CBC Radio's Between the Covers in 2003. Her long poem about the Mayerthorpe incident, "The Policeman's Wife, Some Letters", was short-listed for the CBC Literary Awards in 2006. Good to a Fault , was published in Canada by Freehand Books in 2008. It was a finalist for the 2008 Giller Prize and won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Canada and the Caribbean. She is married with two children and lives in Canada. Klappentext Absorbed in her own failings, 43-year-old Clara Purdy crashes her life into a sharp left turn, taking the young family in the other car along with her. Zusammenfassung Absorbed in her own failings, 43-year-old Clara Purdy crashes her life into a sharp left turn, taking the young family in the other car along with her.

Préface
A compassionate, funny and memorable novel about life and death - and what happens when we try to do the right thing.

Auteur
Born in British Columbia in 1958, Marina Endicott worked as an actor before moving to London, where she began to write fiction. Endicott's first short story appeared in 1985. Her stories have been anthologized in Coming Attractions and short-listed for the 1993 Journey Prize. Her first novel, Open Arms (2001), was a finalist for the Canada First Novel Award and was broadcast on CBC Radio's Between the Covers in 2003. Her long poem about the Mayerthorpe incident, "The Policeman's Wife, Some Letters", was short-listed for the CBC Literary Awards in 2006. Good to a Fault, was published in Canada by Freehand Books in 2008. It was a finalist for the 2008 Giller Prize and won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Canada and the Caribbean. She is married with two children and lives in Canada.

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Absorbed in her own failings, 43-year-old Clara Purdy crashes her life into a sharp left turn, taking the young family in the other car along with her.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Good to a Fault
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Code EAN: 9780099537458
ISBN: 978-0-09-953745-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cornerstone
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 496
Poids: 348g
Taille: H198mm x B130mm x T32mm
Année: 2010