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The Antagonist - a book by Coady, Lynn

The Antagonist

The Antagonist( )
Author: Coady, Lynn
ISBN:978-0-307-96135-8
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:$25.95
Book Description:

A piercing epistolary novel, The Antagonist explores, with wit and compassion, how the impressions of others shape, pervert, and flummox both our perceptions of ourselves and our very nature. Gordon Rankin Jr., aka "Rank," thinks of himself as "King Midas in reverse"--and indeed misfortune seems to follow him at every turn. Against his will and his nature, he has long been considered--given his enormous size and strength--a goon and enforcer by his classmates, by...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.61 x 9.5 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Coady, Lynn (Author)
Lynn Coady was born in Cape Breton. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University and an MFA from the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver. She has edited an anthology of new writing from Canada's east coast called 'Victory Meat,' and a novel called 'Mean Boy' has been sold to Doubleday Canada. She writes for newspapers and magazines from time to time as well.

Her title, Strange Heaven has won the Dartmouth Book Award in 1999, the Atlantic Bookseller's Choice Award in 1999, the Air Canada/Canadian Author's Association Award for Most Promising Writer Under Thirty in 1998, and was shortlisted for the Governer-General's Award for Fiction in 1998. Her title, Play the Monster Blind, won the Canadian Author's Association's Jubilee Award for a short fiction collection in 2001, was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour in 2000, was shortlisted again for the CNIB Award, and The Writer's Trust Award in 2001.

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