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Fiction Literary

My Sister, Esther

by (author) Martha Baillie

Publisher
Turnstone Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1995
Category
Literary
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780888012005
    Publish Date
    Jan 1995
    List Price
    $16.95

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Description

My Sister Esther is a compelling portrayal of the relationships which bind together the Maclaren family and the secret events in the lives of two sisters.

About the author

Martha Baillie was born in Toronto. After studies at the University of Edinburgh and the Sorbonne in Paris, she returned to Toronto where she continued her studies at the University of Toronto, and for a time trained as an actor. It was following a year of extensive travel in Asia in 1982 that Baillie began writing, and had her first poems and a novel published. She is the author of three previous novels, and has been published in Canada, Germany and Hungary. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Descant, Prairie Fire and the Antigonish Review. The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach, was published by Brick in 2007. Her manuscript-based sculptural installation, Core Sample, has been shown in the Sidespace Gallery and the Type Books basement gallery. She has worked part time for the Toronto Public Library in branches throughout the city, for close to twenty years. Baillie is a bilingual storyteller (English/French) who has told in schools around the city and at the Toronto International Storytelling Festival.

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