A good house

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HarperFlamingoCanada, 1999 - Fiction - 283 pages
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User Review  - Diane C. - Goodreads

50 year story of an average family in Ontario in the 60's/70's, written in a leisurely pace, full of wonderful insights and observations. I love this kind of writing. Chapters seem self contained ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gillian Buckley - Goodreads

The story of an average southern Ontario family made spectacular by beautiful writing. This book had me weeping on the GO Train. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Bonnie Burnard's new novel, A Good House has just been awarded the prestigious 1999 Giller Prize. Her collection of short stories, Casino, was also nominated for the Giller, in 1994. Bonnie's first short story collection, Women of Influence published by Coteau Books in 1989, won the Commonwealth Best First Book Award, the first time a Canadian ever received that award.

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