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A Jest of God by  Margaret Laurence - Paperback - 1993 - from Wally's books (SKU: 004883)

A Jest of God

A Jest of God by  Margaret Laurence - Paperback - 1993 - from Wally's books (SKU: 004883)
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A Jest of God

by Laurence, Margaret

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  • Paperback
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ISBN 10
0771099886
ISBN 13
9780771099885
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Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1993. Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book. Thanks for looking. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Margaret Laurence was born in Neepawa, Manitoba, in 1926. Upon graduation from Winnipeg’s United College in 1947, she took a job as a reporter for the Winnipeg Citizen. From 1950 until 1957 Laurence lived in Africa, the first two years in Somalia, the next five in Ghana, where her husband, a civil engineer, was working. She translated Somali poetry and prose during this time, and began her career as a fiction writer with stories set in Africa. When Laurence returned to Canada in 1957, she settled in Vancouver, where she devoted herself to fiction with a Ghanaian setting: in her first novel, This Side Jordan , and in her first collection of short fiction, The Tomorrow-Tamer . Her two years in Somalia were the subject of her memoir, The Prophet’s Camel Bell . Separating from her husband in 1962, Laurence moved to England, which became her home for a decade, the time she devoted to the creation of five books about the fictional town of Manawaka, patterned after her birthplace, and its people: The Stone Angel , A Jest of God , The Fire-Dwellers , A Bird in the House , and The Diviners . Laurence settled in Lakefield, Ontario, in 1974. She complemented her fiction with essays, book reviews, and four children’s books. Her many honours include two Governor General’s Awards for Fiction and more than a dozen honorary degrees. Margaret Laurence died in Lakefield, Ontario in 1987.

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Bookseller
Wally's books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
004883
Title
A Jest of God
Author
Laurence, Margaret
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0771099886
ISBN 13
9780771099885
Publisher
McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Place of Publication
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
Date published
1993
Keywords
Fiction Literature Classics Canada
Size
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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