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Fashion, Power, Guilt, and the Charity of Families

By: Shields, Carol & Catherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197979

ISBN: 0921368593

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Publisher's errata slip laid in. 1995 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. KEYWORDS: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE PLAYS DRAMA View more info

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Anniversary: A Comedy

By: Shields, Carol; Williamson, Dave

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blizzard Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197978

ISBN: 092136881X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both authors without inscription on title page. 1998 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. A play co-written by the popular Canadian author who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Stone Diaries. Keywords: CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA THEATRE THEATER PLAYS DRAMA CAROL SHIELDS PULITZER PRIZE COMEDY SIGNED FIRST EDITION ENTERTAINMENT View more info

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Friends of a Feather

By: Stratton, Allan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Playwrights Canada: 1984

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294425

ISBN: 0887544223

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Glad you liked it. Light stain on spine base, minor generally wear. 1984 Trade Paperback. 132 pp. Allan Stratton is an award winning, internationally published and produced Canadian playwright and novelist. View more info

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Away: A Novel

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200778

ISBN: 0771086598

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers toned, light shelf wear. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 356 pp. A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; from the flourishing town of Port Hope to the flooded streets of Montreal; from Ottawa at the time of Confederation to a larg... View more info

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Storm Glass

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200909

ISBN: 0889841063

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers and pages toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. With stunning virtuosity, the stories in Jane Urquhart’s dazzling first book of fiction unearth universal truths as they reach across countries and eras. A woman runs away to a cottage in the English moors to escape a love affair; shards of glass reconcile a middle-aged wife to her husband’s estrangement; a grandmother makes a startling confession from her youth; a young woman discovers herself through the life of an Italian saint; and, ... View more info

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The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200911

ISBN: 0889840490

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 63 pp. The machine at Marley, and the machinations of court at Versailles. The small manoeuvres of society. Of saints and sinners, kings, and courtesans more than courtiers--from Louis Quatorze, watched dispassionately by Madame de Montespan from the pillow of the king's bed, to the worms that play their final game of love beneath the statues in the graden--The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan is a worthy successor to Jane and Tony Urquhart's earlier collaboration, I Am Wal... View more info

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Changing Heaven

By: Urquhart, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200914

ISBN: 0771086571

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned, bottom edge of front board lightly bumped. Jacket lightly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. Two worlds are intertwined in this hauntingly beautiful story as it moves from Toronto to the English moors and to Venice, Italy. The time frame shifts between present and past, linking the lives of a young Brontë scholar (a woman in the throes of a troubled love affair), a turn-of-the-century female balloonist, and an elusive explorer with the ghost - or the memory - of Emily Brontë. Urquhart reveals something about the a... View more info

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Some Other Garden: Poems

By: Urquhart, Jane; Dickson, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200913

ISBN: 0771086695

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. 87 pp. Photographs by Jennifer Dickson. An internationally celebrated novelist today, Jane Urquhart began her literary career as a poet. Some Other Garden brings together in a special new edition, illustrated by the beautiful photographs of Jennifer Dickson, two of Urquhart’s early poetry collections. These poems centre on another time and place while vividly evoking life in the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, as seen through the dispassionate eyes of one of his most influential mistresses, Madame de Montespan. Set amidst the ornate g... View more info

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False Shuffles

By: Urquhart, Jane; Urquhart, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200910

ISBN: 0888782047

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. 113 pp. Drawings by Tony Urquhart. Author's first book to be published in a trade edition. ...a life class in the art of illusion. The lives of small town octogenarians, of autistics, of conjurors and Niagara Falls daredevils, of beerhall waitresses and undertaker's brides, of bouncers and cleaning ladies, of beekeepers and skunk charmers are rendered with an instinct for the intimate surreal. Keywords: JANE URQUHART CANADIAN LITERATURE CANADA POEMS POETRY FALSE SHUFFLES View more info

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Great Canadian Animal Stories

By: Whitaker, Muriel; Seton, Ernest Thompson; Mowat, Farley; London, Jack; et al

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hurtig Publishers: 1982

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2296064

ISBN: 0888301650

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Ink name on front flyleaf. 1982 Trade Paperback. 232 pp. A collection of short stories from storytelling masters. Includes: How the Human People Got the First Fire by George Clutesi; The Springfield Fox by Ernest Thompson Seton; The One-Horned Mountain Goat by Christie Harris; The Blind Man and the Bird by Kerry Wood; On the Roof of the World by Charles G.D. Roberts; Nimpo by Richmond P. Hobson, Jr.; The Call of the Tame by Francis Dickie; Kana Kree and the Skunk War by H. Mortimer Batten; Blackstreak's Courting by Roderick Haig-Brown; How the Queen and I Spent the Wi... View more info