Mister Sandman

Mister Sandman

Book - 1996
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Gowdy's "delightfully quirky novel"(New York Times Book Review) about an oddball Toronto family is "so brilliantly crafted and flat-out fun to read that she makes sinners of us all" (Washington Post Book World). A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.
Publisher: Toronto : Somerville House Book, 1996, c1995.
ISBN: 9781895897548
Branch Call Number: FIC Gowdy
Characteristics: 325 pages


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Jan 04, 2015

Absolutely one of the best novels ever written. The characters are so real you can almost touch them! Barbara wrote this with a sensitivity that is breathtaking.
Hilarious one minute, tearful the next, she mixes in every other human emotion in a naked expose of humanity that will make any one who reads it a better person.
The plot is as complex as any person ever was, even more.
Not for beginners or children, YOU MUST READ THIS NOVEL, PLEASE!!!!!!

Sep 24, 2014

I really tried getting into this book. I really did, but the author's writing is so bizarre and jumps all over the place I really couldn't get into it. Besides, I have a zillion other books to read. Cheers!

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