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The Stone Angel

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $4.00

Publisher: The New Canadian Library: 1993

Seller ID: 0002090

ISBN: 0771099894

Condition: Good


In her best-loved novel, "The Stone Angel," Margaret Laurence introduces Hagar Shipley, one of the most memorable characters in Canadian fiction. Stubborn, querulous, self-reliant - and, at ninety, with her life nearly behind her - Hagar Shipley makes a bold last step towards freedom and independence. As her story unfolds, we are drawn into her past. We meet Hagar as a young girl growing up in a black prairie town; as the wife of a virile but unsuccessful farmer with whom her marriage was stormy; as a mother who dominates her younger son; and, finally, as an old woman isolated by an uncomp... View more info

The Diviners

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $7.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 0135161

Condition: Fair


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A Jest Of God

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $4.00

Publisher: M&S: 1988

Seller ID: 0134545

ISBN: 0771099886

Condition: Good


In this celebrated novel, Margaret Laurence writes with grace, power, and deep compassion about Rachel Cameron, a woman struggling to come to terms with love, with death, with herself and her world. Trapped in a milieu of deceit and pettiness - her own and that of others - Rachel longs for love, and contact with another human being who shares her rebellious spirit. Through her summer affair with Nick Kazlik, a schoolmate from earlier years, she learns at last to reach out to another person and to make herself vulnerable. "A Jest of God" won the Governor General's Award for 1966 and was... View more info

The Stone Angel

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Seal: 1979

Seller ID: 0048733

Condition: Good


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A Bird in the House

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $9.48

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart: 2010

Seller ID: 0105903

ISBN: 077104626X

Condition: Very good


One of Canada's most accomplished authors combines the best qualities of both the short story and the novel to create a lyrical evocation of the beauty, pain, and wonder of growing up. In eight interconnected, finely wrought stories, Margaret Laurence recreates the world of Vanessa MacLeod - a world of scrub-oak, willow, and chokecherry bushes; of family love and conflict; and of a girl's growing awareness of and passage into womanhood. The stories blend into one masterly and moving whole: poignant, compassionate, and profound in emotional impact. In this fourth book of the five-volume... View more info

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The Stone Angel (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Margaret Laurence

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Emblem: 2004

Edition: 40

Seller ID: 0113039

ISBN: 0771047088

Condition: Good


The film adaptation of Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel," starring acclaimed actresses Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page, and introducing Christine Horne, opens in theatres May 9, 2008. This special fortieth-anniversary edition of Margaret Laurence's most celebrated novel will introduce readers again to one of the most memorable characters in Canadian fiction. Hagar Shipley is stubborn, querulous, self-reliant, and, at ninety, with her life nearly behind her, she makes a bold last step towards freedom and independence. As her story unfolds, we are drawn into her past. We meet Hagar as a... View more info