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The Tomorrow-Tamer by  Margaret Laurence - Paperback - 2nd Reprint - 1970 - from Bookmarc Books (SKU: 017543)

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The Tomorrow-Tamer

by Laurence, Margaret

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970. New Canadian Library N70. A very solid copy with interiors just lightly tanned. Previous owners name to the first page. Cover show light age-toning; spine is uncreased. A very solid copy.. 2nd Reprint . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

Synopsis

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
Bookmarc Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
017543
Title
The Tomorrow-Tamer
Author
Laurence, Margaret
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
2nd Reprint
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
McClelland and Stewart Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1970
Bookseller catalogs
Canada; Classic/Collectible;
Size
12mo - over 6�" - 7�" Tall

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About Bookmarc Books

We are a small independent, carbon neutral bookroom located in Campbell River, BC. Open to the public by appointment, we specialize in Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Weird Fiction. Throw in some Occult options and we think we've got a nice assortment, but by all means have a look for yourself. Need more info or a scan, just let us know.If you are a local or are visiting the Campbell River area, you can always pick your book up in person...at an agreed upon time, please. We also feature Free Local Delivery!

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