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Author: Carol Shields
Publisher: London ; New York : Fourth Estate, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the spring of Reta Winters' forty-fourth year, all the quiet satisfactions of her well-lived life disappear in a moment: her eldest daughter Norah suddenly runs from the family and ends up mute and begging on a Toronto street corner. Reta tackles the mystery of her daughter's breakdown.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Shields
ISBN: 0007141076 9780007141074 0007137699 9780007137695
OCLC Number: 422787879
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2003
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002
Short-listed for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2002
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 2002
Description: 213 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Carol Shields.

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Dazzling novel from Carol Shields, author of `The Stone Diaries', winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and `Larry's Party', winner of the Orange Prize.  Read more...

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Praise for Carol Shields:`Her perceptions are so quick, her style is so acute, that she can tack a breath to the page and skewer a thought on the wing. It is her speciality to isolate moments that Read more...

 
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