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The Piano Man's Daughter

by (author) Timothy Findley

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
May 2009
Category
Literary
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554684793
    Publish Date
    May 2009
    List Price
    $19.99
  • Audio disc

    ISBN
    9780864922014
    Publish Date
    Sep 1997
    List Price
    $24.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780060936433
    Publish Date
    Jan 2002
    List Price
    $15.99 USD

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Just before the outbreak of the Second World War, a young piano tuner, Charlie Kilworth, faces two enigmatic questions: Who was his father? And, does he dare become a father himself, knowing that madness consumed his mother? A loving and magical tale, The Piano Man’s Daughter is a classic work by one of Canada’s most beloved writers.

About the author

Timothy Findley (1930-2002) was one of Canada's most compelling and best-loved writers. He is the author of The Wars, which won the Governor General's Award and established him as one of Canada's leading writers, as well as Pilgrim and The Piano Man's Daughter, both finalists for The Giller Prize. His other novels, Headhunter, The Telling Of Lies, The Last Of The Crazy People, The Butterfly Plague, Famous Last Words, Not Wanted On The Voyage, and Spadework; his novella, You Went Away; and his short fiction, Dinner Along The Amazon, Stones, and Dust To Dust, have won numerous awards and are well loved both in Canada and internationally.

Elizabeth Rex won the Governor General's Award for Drama and The Stillborn Lover won a Chalmers Award. His works of non-fiction include Inside Memory and From Stone Orchard.

Timothy Findley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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