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Author Name:    WACHTEL, Eleanor. SHIELDS, Carol

Title:   Random Illuminations : Conversations with Carol Shields

Publisher:    Goose Lane, Fredericton, N.B., 2007, ISBN:9780864925015 

Seller ID:   96031

(SHIELDS, Carol). WACHTEL, Eleanor. Random Illuminations : Conversations with Carol Shields. (Fredericton, N.B.) : Goose Lane, (2007). First Printing.Pp [1]-181,(11). 8vo, illustrated black and red card covers. "After Eleano r Wachtel first interviewed Carol Shields in 1987, they became friends. Over the next sixteen years, Eleanor conducted numerous interviews with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Their candid, wide-ranging and affectionate conversations trace the arc of Carol's life and career: from her sheltered childhood to her coming of age as a wife, mother and feminist; from her unexpected success as a poet in her late thirties to her emergence as one of theworld's foremost fiction writers; from "before" her diagnosis of breast ca ncer to "after." Always circling back to the fiction, they talk about the redemptive power of literature and Carol's faith in the moments of transcendence - those random illuminations - that transform everyday life." - from the dj. Covers flared, else very good. Signed without inscription by EleanorWachtel. 16.00


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