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Description - The Prowler by Kristjana Gunnars

A powerful postmodern novel combining the elements of a psychological thriller with the history of a people trapped by landscape and politics. A poetically charged text prowls the isolation and heartbreak of a girl growing up in Iceland in the post-war years, and her later experiences as an immigrant in North America. What emerges is a widening mystery of origins in which every word becomes a clue to the unspoken.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889950429
ISBN-10: 0889950423
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Red Deer College Press,Canada
Publisher: Red Deer College Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Kristjana Gunnars

Kristjana Gunnars is the author of five cross-generic prose books from Red Deer Press, including The Prowler and The Substance of Forgetting. She is also the author of several books of poetry, including Exiles Among You and Silence of the Country. Her books of short stories are The Axe's Edge and The Guest House. Gunnars has been a professor of Creative Writing at the University of Alberta since 1990, and is no living on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

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