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Marian Engel: Life in Letters
Marian Engel
0802036872
May 2004
Hardcover
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Lifelines: Marian Engel's Writings
Christi Verduyn
077351337X
August 1995
Hardcover
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Lifelines: Marian Engel's Writings
Christi Verduyn
0773513388
October 1995
Paperback
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Encyclopedia of Birth Control
Marian Engel
1573562556
Jan 2001
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
This new encyclopedia from journalist-researcher Rengel provides an overview of the complex subject of birth control for those in need of brief information or an introduction for deeper research. The encyclopedia has over 200 alphabetically arranged entries, ranging in length from a few paragraphs to four pages. They cover basic reproductive physiology, contraceptive methods, legal issues and cases, biographies, countries and regions, social issues and controversies, and medical issues, among other topics. Most entries include resources for further reading. Photographs, charts, and graphs illustrate the articles; the cross references and the extensive bibliography of journal articles, books, and web sites are very helpful. Although omitting Carl Djerassi, one of the pill's principal developers, is a major...


Bear
Marian Engel
0879236671
March 1903
Paperback
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Inside Flap Copy
After five years buried like a mole amid the decaying maps and manuscripts of an historical institute, Lou is given a welcome field assignment: to catalogue a nineteenth-century library, improbably located in an octagonal house on a remote island in northern Ontario. Eager to reconstruct the estate?s curious history, she is unprepared for her discovery that the island has one other inhabitant: a bear.

Lou?s imagination is soon overtaken by the estate?s historical occupants, whose fascination with bear lore becomes her own. Irresistibly, Lou is led along a path of emotional and sexual self-discovery, as she explores the limits of her own animal nature through her bizarre and healing relationship with the bear.

A daring and compelling novel, Marian Engel?s Bear won the Governor General?s Award for...


Eleven Canadian Novelists
Graeme Gibson
0887846157
February 1972
Paperback
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About the Author
Graeme Gibson is the acclaimed author of Communion, Perpetual Motion, Gentleman Death, and Five Legs.


Silt
Christl Verduyn
1550711539
November 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
The poems in Christl Verduyn's first collection reveal telling moments in lives that move between places, times, and identities. They look beyond the everyday to glimpse extraordinary instances of human experience and emotion.

About the Author
Christl Verduyn is the author of six books of literary criticism, including Lifelines: Marian Engel's Writing, which won the Gabrielle Roy Prize.


The Vintage Book Of Canadian Memoirs
George Fetherling (Editor)
0679310622
June 2001
Paperback
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