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by Barbara Gowdy
Publisher: Somerville House; First Edition edition (1989)
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A couple of nights ago a boy told her he loved her and pleaded with her to go steady. Well, okay, she said at last, seeing as he loved her. They were sitting in his car in her driveway.
A couple of nights ago a boy told her he loved her and pleaded with her to go steady. and she floated a long way away from all of him except for his mouth. She forgot who he was-she thought he was the boy she went out with the week before-and when she opened her eyes, his face gave her a start. What’s the matter? he asked. She said, I’ve changed my mind, thinking she’d better. But she wouldn’t tell him, she wouldn’t be that mean
Barbara Gowdy was born in Windsor in 1950 but grew up in the Toronto suburb of Don Mills, after having moved there with her family in 1954
Barbara Gowdy was born in Windsor in 1950 but grew up in the Toronto suburb of Don Mills, after having moved there with her family in 1954. After graduating from high school in the late 1960s, she studied at York University and the Royal Conservatory of Music. She has also taught creative writing at Ryerson and the University of Toronto and has worked as an interviewer for the TVOntario program, Imprint.
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Falling Angels is a rare novel. Well-developed characters, wonderfully compact prose, and a simple but interesting premise. If you read one book this year, read this one. Innocent yet worthy. Published by Thriftbooks. the author really draws you into the story.
Barbara Gowdy Falling Angels To my parents for not being the parents in this book. Contents Cover Title Page Resurrection 1969 Christmas 1959 Paradise 1960. for not being the parents in this book.
And whenever their mother's coffee mug is empty they hurry to refill it with whiskey, for they know she's living precariously in the wake of the strange unspeakable act she once committed against the family. These falling angels - tough-talking Lou; sensible, sentimental Norma; chic, naïve Sandy - go through rites of passage each in her own way. They turn to drugs, swinging sixties sex, schmaltzy fantasy - and, repeatedly, to one another.
Barbara Gowdy is a novelist and short story writer. Helpless won the Trillium Book Prize. It was also longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction. She is a three-time finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award and two-time finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
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