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Barbara Gowdy


Canada (b.1950)

Barbara Gowdy is an award-winning author whose books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the world. The recipient of the Marian Engel Award in 1996, she has been a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Trillium Award and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. She lives in Toronto.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
   Through the Green Valley (1988)
   Falling Angels (1989)
   Mister Sandman (1996)
   The White Bone (1998)
   The Romantic (2003)
   Helpless (2007)
   Little Sister (2017)
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Barbara Gowdy recommends
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Heart-Breaker (2018)
Claudia Dey
"What a completely thrilling novel! In its story, people, vision, sentences, and fervor—in its pure intelligence and unbridled bravery—it stands apart. With Heartbreaker, the literary landscape is forever changed."
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Sofie & Cecilia (2018)
Katherine Ashenburg
"An Intelligent, tender, highly pleasurable novel."
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The Answer To Everything (2014)
Elyse Friedman
"Daringly inventive and hilarious."

Anthologies containing stories by Barbara Gowdy
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The Best American Short Stories 1989 (1989)
(Best American Short Stories)
edited by
Margaret Atwood and Shannon Ravenel

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