GOOD HOUSE, A

By: BURNARD, BONNIE

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"A Good House" begins in 1949 in Stonebrook, Ontario, home to the Chambers family. The postwar boom and hope for the future color every facet of life: the possibilities seem limitless for Bill, his wife Sylvia, and their three children.
In the fifty years that follow, the possibilities narrow. Sylvia's untimely death marks her family indelibly but in ways only time will reveal. Paul's perfect marriage yields an imperfect child. Daphne unabashedly follows an unconventional path, while Patrick discovers that his happiness requires a series of compromises. Bill confronts the onset of old age less gracefully than anticipated, and throughout, his second wife, Margaret, remains, surprisingly, the family anchor.
This extraordinarily moving and beautifully crafted first novel was a number one bestseller in Canada where it won one of the country's most prestigious literary awards, the Giller Prize, in 1999.

Title: GOOD HOUSE, A

Author Name: BURNARD, BONNIE

Categories: Literature, Fiction, Short Story Collections and Author Bios,

Publisher: PICADOR:

ISBN Number: 0312420323

ISBN Number 13: 9780312420321

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 229958

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