The glassy sea

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Penguin Books Canada, Jun 16, 1987 - Fiction - 167 pages
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About the author (1987)

Born May 24, 1933 in Toronto, Canada, Marian Engel is a respected Canadian writer whose works range from children's books to adult nonfiction. She is best known, however, as a novelist. Her writings frequently center on exceptional women who are often complex, wrestling with crucial problems and variant roles. Her novel Bear won the 1976 Governor General's Award. Many consider it her best work. Lunatic Villas was co-winner of the City of Toronto Book Awards in 1982. Engel continues her career living in Toronto.

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