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A Map of Glass

by Jane Urquhart

A Map of Glass by Jane Urquhart
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    Mar 2006, 375 pages
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    Mar 2007, 375 pages

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Jane Urquhart was born in the small northern Ontario mining community of Little Long Lac and spent her later childhood and adolescence in Toronto.

She has published three books of poetry (I'm Walking in the Garden of His Imaginary Palace, False Shuffles, and The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan), six novels (The Whirlpool, Changing Heaven, Away, The Underpainter, The Stonecarvers and A May of Glass), and a collection of short fiction (Storm Glass) as well as numerous articles and reviews.

Her books have been published in many countries, including Holland, France, Germany, Britain, Scandinavia, Australia, and The United States, and have been translated into several languages.

She lives in a Southwestern Ontario village with her husband, Tony Urquhart. A paperback of A Map of Glass was published in Canada last year, but has just been released in the USA.

This article was originally published in March 2006, and has been updated for the March 2007 paperback release. Click here to go to this issue.

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