Where She Was Standing

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ECW Press, 2001 - Fiction - 271 pages
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A gripping political thriller that mixes suspense and moral seriousness in ways reminiscent of both Michael Ondaatje and Graham Greene,  this novel about disappearance and surveillance contrasts involuntary and overtly political tragedies with the dirty little secrets of our big cities, the deliberate invisibility of society’s dangerous fringe and the emotional unavailability of scarred and scared individuals.

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User Review  - Rachel Brown - Goodreads

This intricate novel about how the disappearance of a Canadian photographer in East Timor connects people across continents is an unconventional love story, an unusual murder mystery, a suspense novel ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Maggie Helwig is the author of five books of poetry; one book of essays, Apocalypse Jazz; and a collection of short fiction, Gravity Lets You Down. Since 1998 she has been one of the coordinators of the Toronto Small Press Fair. Maggie has worked for human rights groups in Toronto and in London, England. She currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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