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Gail Anderson-Dargatz
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Turtle Valley is the fifth book to come from talented Canadian author Gail Anderson-Dargatz, whose novels have been published in several languages worldwide. Her first novel The Cure For Death By Lightning met with terrific acclaim and garnered her the UK’s Betty Trask Award and a nomination for Canada’s Giller Prize. A Recipe For Bees soon followed with nominations for the Giller and the IMPAC Dublin Award. A Rhinestone Button was a national bestseller in Canada and her first book, The Miss Hereford Stories, was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.

Her style has been called “Margaret Laurence... Read More

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The Cure for Death by Lightning

Written by Gail Anderson-Dargatz


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Cure for Death by Lightning

Written by Gail Anderson-Dargatz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $15.95

Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s evocative first novel–a richly atmospheric coming-of-age tale novel set on a remote Canadian farm in the midst of World War II–reveals an assured and original voice.

The Cure for Death by Lightning is the story of Beth Weeks, a young girl whose life is thrown into turmoil by her abusive... Read more >
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A Recipe for Bees
A Novel
Written by Gail Anderson-Dargatz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 3, 2001
Price: $13.00

Gail Anderson-Dargatz's evocative novel of one woman's simple but passionately lived life reminds of us of the pleasure to be found in human contact and simple, natural things.

Raised by her silent but companionable father and a mother who kept bees, headstrong Augusta marries shy, deferential Karl, twelve years her senior, and... Read more >
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A Recipe for Bees
A Novel
Written by Gail Anderson-Dargatz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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