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Coming to Canada

Coming to Canada( )
Author: Shields, Carol
Editor: Levinson, Christopher
ISBN:978-0-88629-187-7
Publication Date:Oct 1992
Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In a record breaking "hat trick," Carol Shields was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her novel,The Stone Diaries, the Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for fiction, and was shortlisted for Britain's prestigious Booker Prize. Carleton University Press is pleased to release a newly designed edition of her poetry book, Coming to Canada, first published by CUP in 1992. This collection of nearly 60 poems includes the key "Coming to Canada" sequence, and is supplemented with...
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Book Details
Pages:114
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.352 Pounds
Author Biography
Shields, Carol (Author)
Carol Shields is a writer and critic who was born on June 2, 1935 in Chicago and grew up in Illinois. Shields resided in Canada, where she was the Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg, and a professor at the University of Manitoba.

Shields's first novel, Small Ceremonies, was published the week of her 40th birthday. Her other works of fiction include The Orange Fish, Larry's Party, Various Miracles, and The Stone Diaries, which received the Governor's General Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Shields has also been awarded the Canadian Bookseller's Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the CBC Prize for Drama. She died on July 16, 2003.

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