The Piano Man's Daughter

The Piano Man's Daughter

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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.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Harper Perennial, 2009, c1995.
Edition: Harper Perennial modern classics trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781554684793
155468479X
Branch Call Number: FIC Findl 9254ul 1
FIC Findl 9254mv 1
Characteristics: 498 p. : ill.

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 23, 2014

This Victorian-Gothic novel by the late Timothy Findley was short-listed for the 1995 Giller Prize. Based on the character of his aunt, and set in turn of the century Toronto, the themes of memory and madness make this family story a fascinating read.

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bette108
Jul 23, 2012

I couldn't read past page 29. Too heady for light summer reading.

Goober1950 Jun 28, 2011

Good book to own

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lightbytheway
Dec 07, 2010

A real Canadian classic!

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lightbytheway
Oct 24, 2010

The Piano Man's Daughter
by Timothy Findley

A real Canadian Classic. This book is not a "fast read" for sure

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Cabby
Sep 09, 2008

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