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Margaret Laurence, A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography

Margaret Laurence, A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography (Paperback)

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A stunning book that captures the spirituality and talent of one of Canada's most celebrated writers, Noelle Boughton's biography of Margaret Laurence communicates a great deal about the decency and complexity of both the author and Canadian culture. Like most authors, Margaret Laurence's work drew on the community in which she lived, and the culture of the area informed the tone and content of her work. This original work traces the spiritual core and growth of one of Canada's most powerful artists. Starting from her roots in a middle-class, United Church, small-town prairie milieu, this beautifully wrought book traces Laurence's connection with her home town and its people and explores the themes of community, spirituality and social justice as they were expressed in her life and work. This is an indispensable guide to the life and development of one of Canada's most treasured writers.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literary Publisher: Women's Press of Canada Publication Date: 15/12/2005 ISBN-13: 9780889614598  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Noelle Boughton, (Bachelor of Arts University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University Ottawa) has enjoyed a rich career as a novelist, journalist (Chatelaine, Canadian Living, Canadian Business, the Financial Times) policy analyst and researcher to name a few of her areas of expertise. Recently, she has begun to explore her interest in spirituality and to study theology. Boughton is a member of the Professional Writers' Association of Canada, and the Manitoba Writers' Guild. She has served on the boards of the Editors' Association of Canada, the Peel Literacy Guild and Prairie Fire. She has done considerable work with teens and women's groups in Winnipeg and Toronto.

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