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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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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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Robert Ross is a Canadian officer caught up in the nightmare world of World War I trench warfare; a world of mud and smoke, chlorine gas and rotting corpses. In this world gone mad, he performs a last desperate act to declare his commitment to life in the midst of death.

About the Author:

<b>Timothy Findley</b> (1930-2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of <i>The Wars</i>, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as <i>Pilgrim</i> and <i>The Piano Man's Daughter</i>, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His other novels, <i>Headhunter</i>, <i>The Telling of Lies</i>, <i>The Last of the Crazy People</i>, <i>The Butterfly Plague</i>, <i>Famous Last Words</i>, <i>Not Wanted on the Voyage</i>, and <i>Spadework</i>; his novella, <i>You Went Away</i>; and his short fiction, <i>Dinner Along the Amazon</i>, <i>Stones</i>, and <i>Dust to Dust</i>, have won numerous awards and are well loved both in Canada and internationally. <br /><br /> <i>Elizabeth Rex</i> won the Governor General's Award for Drama and <i>The Stillborn Lover</i> won a Chalmers Award. His works of non-fiction include <i>Inside Memory</i> and <i>From Stone Orchard</i>. <br /><br />Timothy Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and a <i>Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres</i>. if (SYM == &quot;BIO&quot;) { document.writeln(&quot;<br /><br />&quot;); } else { document.writeln(&quot;&quot;); }

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