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The way the crow flies : a novel

Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald
Publisher: Toronto : A.A. Knopf Canada ; New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2003.
Series: Giller Prize Award 2003 (shortlist)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The early sixties, a time of optimism infused with the excitement of the space race and overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War, is filtered through the rich imagination of eight-year-old Madeleine McCarthy who lives with her family on an air force base in Ontario.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann-Marie MacDonald
ISBN: 0676974082 9780676974089 0060578955 9780060578954
OCLC Number: 680069665
Description: 720 pages (Knopf) ; 722 pages (HarperCollins).
Series Title: Giller Prize Award 2003 (shortlist)
Responsibility: Ann-Marie MacDonald.

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The early sixties, a time of optimism infused with the excitement of the space race and overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War, is filtered through the rich imagination of eight-year-old Madeleine McCarthy who lives with her family on an air force base in Ontario.

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