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Allegra Series

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ISBN-10: 088878399X

ISBN-13: 9780888783998

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara Lambert

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Weaving finely spun filaments of the lyric and mythic, Barbara Lambert creates a vivid tapestry of a year in the life of Vancouver's Allegra Schlemann, a middle-aged woman in the throes of a knotty love affair with a married man, a newly-crafter career as an artisan and a battle against a debilitating disease. Unable to see her way clear of the emotional clutter these changes wreak, Allegra hires would-be artist Brad Lindhall to fashion a mirrored wall, praying it will bring light and clarity into the encroaching dusk of her own life. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Brad's estranged wife Mona researches Web & Fire: A Brief History of Cloth and Clay for an upcoming installation, her voice reaching…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 9/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.35" wide x 8.25" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Barbara Lambert was awarded The Malahat Review's Novella Prize for A Message for Mr. Lazarus in 1996. Her story "The Queen of Saxony" was a CBC Competition finalist and a Journey Prize nominee. She has been published in several Canadian literary magazines and divides her time between North Vancouver and Penticton, BC. She is the author of The Allegra Series .