Girl in the Wall, The: Norwood Flats Mystery, A Paperback – Oct. 15 2011
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- Paperback : 208 pages
- ISBN-13 : 978-1897109564
- ISBN-10 : 1897109563
- Product Dimensions : 13.39 x 1.6 x 20.65 cm
- Publisher : Signature Editions (Oct. 15 2011)
- Item Weight : 249 g
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #300,145 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Alison Preston was born and raised in Winnipeg. After trying on a number of other Canadian cities, she returned to her hometown, where she currently resides. All of her books are set in the Norwood Flats area of Winnipeg, including The Rain Barrel Baby, The Geranium Girls, Cherry Bites, Sunny Dreams, The Girl in the Wall, and Blue Vengeance. A graduate of the University of Winnipeg, and a letter carrier for twenty-eight years, Alison was twice nominated for the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer, following the publications of her first two novels, The Rain Barrel Baby and A Blue and Golden Year. Alison went on to win the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher for Sunny Dreams and the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction for The Girl in the Wall. She was also shortlisted for the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award for Cherry Bites and the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction for Blue Vengeance.