The Life Of Margaret Laurence

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Knopf Canada, Feb 21, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
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The magnificent and long-awaited biography of the beloved writer who gave us the Manawaka novels, including The Diviners and The Stone Angel.


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Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
PREFACE
PART ONE
1BLOOD CHILD
2SNAPSHOTS
3HORSES OF THE NIGHT
4A PRAIRIE FLOWER
12HAPPY UNHAPPY ORINBETWEEN?
13JESTS OF GOD
14THE MULTIPLICITYOF EVERYTHING
15FIREDWELLER
PART THREE
16THE UNCHARTED SEA
17AMBIGUITY EVERYWHERE
18CHRISTIAN RADICAL

5HALLS OF SION
6UNCERTAIN FLOWERING
7WATER FOR A DRY LAND
8CROSSING JORDAN
9PART FEARPART EAGERNESS
PART TWO
10TERRIBLE COMPLEXITIES
11THE NECESSARYCONDITION OF LIFE
19LOST HISTORIES
20THE DIVINER
BOOKS BYMARGARET LAURENCE
DANCEONTHE EARTHTHE NOVEL
SOURCES
ENDNOTES
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About the author (2012)

James King's previous books include The Last Modern: A Life of Herbert Read, which was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award, William Blake: His Life, and Virginia Woolf. He is currently writing a biography of Jack McClelland, to be published by Knopf Canada in 1999. He lives in Dundas, Ontario.


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