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Man descending

by Guy Vanderhaeghe

  • 109 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Stoddart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGuy Vanderhaeghe.
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17311491M
ISBN 100773674624
OCLC/WorldCa37200267

Man Descending is a collection of short stories written by Saskatchewan-born writer Guy Vanderhaeghe. The book was first published by Macmillan of Canada in and Vanderhaeghe went on to become one of the few first-time authors to win the coveted Governor General's Award for Fiction for this work. In Pegasus Descending, James Lee Burke explores psyches as much as evidence, and tries to make sense of human behavior as well as his characters' crimes. Richly atmospheric, frightening in its sudden violence, and replete with the sort of puzzles only the best crime fiction creates, Burke's latest novel is an unforgettable roller coaster of.

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Guy Vanderhaeghe was born in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, in His previous fiction includes A Good Man, The Last Crossing, The Englishman’s Boy, Things as They Are (stories), Homesick, My Present Age, Man Descending (stories).

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