Famous Last Words: A Novel

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Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1981 - Nobility - 396 pages
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User Review  - Darien Lee - Goodreads

Timothy Findley Famous Last Words Canada: Penguin Books, 1982 396pp. $15.99 9780440325437 Famous Last Words by Timothy Findley is a book based on the events of World War II following the accounts of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen Purdy - Goodreads

Beautifully written. Only the second book I have read where once finished I went to the beginning to start it again. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
37
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Timothy Findley is one of Canada's best loved and most enduring writers. He is the author of numerous best-selling novels, short story collections and plays. His awards include the Governor General's Award for Fiction, the Edgar Award, and the Canadian Booksellers Assocation Author of the Year Award. Timothy Findley divides his time betwen his new Stratford, Ontario, home and the south of France. His best-selling novels include The Wars, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Headhunter, and The Telling of Lies. Timothy Findley was born in 1930 in Toronto. As a young man, he studied dance and later, with considerable success, acting. With his third novel, The Wars (1977), Findley received both recognition as a major Canadian writer and the Governor General's Award. During this early stage of his writing career, Findley also wrote scripts for television, radio, and film. Findley's work has been widely translated and he has achieved and international reputation. His awards and honours include the Canadian Authors Association Award, the Order of Canada, and the Trillium Award, and he has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. Colm Feore's understanding of The Piano Man's Daughter brings this story to life. With numerous awards for his stage and film roles, Feore is a classically trained actor and a mainstay of the Stratford Festival stage, Canada's leading Shakespearean company. Feore also appears in feature films and on network television. Recent credits include the role of Legion in Stephen King's Storm of the Century. He has also appeared in The Red Violin, 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould, City of angels, Face Off, Airborne, Critical Care, and Night Falls on Manhattan.

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