A good house

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HarperFlamingoCanada, 1999 - Fiction - 283 pages
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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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User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

This is actually a 4 or 5 star book - beautifully written. I loved some of the sections..some of the dialogue touched my heart and made me cry..but..there were just too many characters and was really ... 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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