Barbara Gowdy

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Barbara Gowdy reads from her novel, Helpless

Published by: HarperCollins Canada

Time of Reading: 5:08
Barbara Gowdy is an award-winning author whose five previous books, The Romantic, The White Bone, Mister Sandman, We So Seldom Look on Love and Falling Angels, have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the world. The recipient of the Marian Engel Award in 1996, she has been a finalist for the the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and a repeat finalist for the Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. She lives in Toronto.
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"[Helpless] is all the more chilling for its calm, understated reporting…. A nail-biting tale of suspense."
—Library Journal, (starred review)
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