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The Wars

Findley, Timothy

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ISBN 10: 044009397X / ISBN 13: 9780440093978
Published by Dell Publishing, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1978
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Pages are slightly yellowed otherwise fine unread copy Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000105

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Title: The Wars

Publisher: Dell Publishing, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Robert Ross, a sensitive nineteen-year-old Canadian officer, went to war?The War to End All Wars. He found himself in the nightmare world of trench warfare, of mud and smoke, of chlorine gas and rotting corpses. In this world gone mad, Robert Ross performed a last desperate act to declare his commitment to life in the midst of death.

About the Author:

Timothy Findley (1930-2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His other novels, Headhunter, The Telling of Lies, The Last of the Crazy People, The Butterfly Plague, Famous Last Words, Not Wanted on the Voyage, and Spadework; his novella, You Went Away; and his short fiction, Dinner Along the Amazon, Stones, and Dust to Dust, have won numerous awards and are well loved both in Canada and internationally.

Elizabeth Rex won the Governor General's Award for Drama and The Stillborn Lover won a Chalmers Award. His works of non-fiction include Inside Memory and From Stone Orchard.

Timothy Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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