Unless by Carol Shields

Unless by 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.

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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. 'Breathtaking...a masterpiece.' Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail Reta Winters has a loving family, good friends, and growing success as a writer of light fiction. Then her eldest daughter suddenly withdraws from the world, abandoning university to sit on a street corner, wearing a sign that reads only 'Goodness'. As Reta seeks the causes of her daughter's retreat, her enquiry turns into an unflinching, often very funny meditation on society and where we find meaning and hope. 'Unless' is a dazzling and daring novel from the undisputed master of extraordinary fictions about so-called 'ordinary' lives.

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SKU GOR001663918
Title Unless
Author By (author) Carol Shields
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0007137699
ISBN 13 9780007137695
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002. Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2002. Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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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. 'Breathtaking...a masterpiece.' Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail Reta Winters has a loving family, good friends, and growing success as a writer of light fiction. Then her eldest daughter suddenly withdraws from the world, abandoning university to sit on a street corner, wearing a sign that reads only 'Goodness'. As Reta seeks the causes of her daughter's retreat, her enquiry turns into an unflinching, often very funny meditation on society and where we find meaning and hope. 'Unless' is a dazzling and daring novel from the undisputed master of extraordinary fictions about so-called 'ordinary' lives.
Additional Information

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SKU GOR001663918
Title Unless
Author By (author) Carol Shields
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0007137699
ISBN 13 9780007137695
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002. Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2002. Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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