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Lauchlin of the bad heart

D. R. MacDonald

Lauchlin of the bad heart

by D. R. MacDonald

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Published by HarperCollins in Toronto .
Written in English


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A Phyllis Bruce Book.

StatementD.R. MacDonald.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19538162M
ISBN 109781554680634

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His second novel, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, was longlisted for the Giller Prize, while Anna From Away was shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction. MacDonald is a lecturer emeritus at Stanford University and spends his summers in Boularderie, Nova Scotia, in a renovated barn on family property/5(4).

His novel Lauchlin of the Bad Heart was a longlisted Born in Boularderie, Nova Scotia and raised in Ohio, he is a professor emeritus of creative writing at Stanford University.

He still spends summers at the family homestead in Cape Breton Island, which he purchased inand his fiction is set in Cape Breton/5. Lauchlin of the Bad Heart [D. MacDonald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lauchlin of the Bad Heart: D. MacDonald: : Books Skip to 4/5(2).

BOOK: Lauchlin of the Bad Heart 39» Lauchlin of the Bad Heart D. MacDonald. For Lilli, with love. I have blundered sadly and often but I have at least been wise enough to know that in the inexplicable lies whatever meaning there is in life. —Alasdair Maclean, Night Falls on Ardnamurchan.

Curiously, for a balding guy with a bad ticker whose only claim to fame is the boxing career that might have been, Lauchlin is quite popular with the ladies. When his interest is piqued by Tena, who happens to be the blind wife of a friend, he finds himself involved not only with her, but also with her husband’s unsavoury business partner (he of the soulless eyes).

In Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, D. MacDonald combines expert pacing and sharply drawn characters with a haunting, brooding portrait of the Cape Breton. With sharply realized characters, lyrical pacing and haunting treatment of the Cape Breton landscape, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart is sure to garner the critical acclaim that surrounded D.R.

MacDonald's previous bestselling novel, Cape Breton Road. Once again, he conjures a masterwork—part love story, part suspense tale, and part quest for home and heart/5(3). In Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, D. MacDonald combines expert pacing and sharply drawn characters with a haunting, brooding portrait of the Cape Breton To help keep our communities safe, all our retail locations are temporarily closed until further notice.

His novel Lauchlin of the Bad Heart was a longlisted Born in Boularderie, Nova Scotia and raised in Ohio, he is a professor emeritus of creative writing at Stanford University. He still spends summers at the family homestead in Cape Breton Island, which he purchased inand his fiction is set in Cape Breton/5.

Get this from a library. Lauchlin of the bad heart. [D R MacDonald] -- An aging boxer finds himself drawn to a friend's blind wife. Lauchlin of the Bad Heart is at times monotonous, all the boxing reminisces nearly bored me to tears (not a sports fan), but the suspense part of the story was enjoyable.

Lauchlin was a likable character, but he is a man trapped in the past. With sharply realized characters, lyrical pacing and haunting treatment of the Cape Breton landscape, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart is sure to garner the critical acclaim that surrounded D.R.

MacDonald's previous bestselling novel, Cape Breton Road. Once again, he conjures a masterwork— part love story, part suspense tale, and part quest for home and heart.

Lauchlin of the Bad Heart. D.R. MacDonald. HarperCollins Canada, Agent: Sandra Dijkstra. There was a time when Lauchlin MacLean was a promising welterweight and the Cape Breton gyms were full of fighters; it was a time when his heart was strong.

Maybe if he'd become a ranked fighter he might have moved on decisively with his life. The book centers around a middle aged man, Lauchlin MacLean who was once an up coming boxer until his heart began to cause him him pain.

Thus the name Lauchlin of the Bad Heart. He now lives with his mother in a small town on Cape Breton island, helping her run the local grocery store/5. The Giller Prize (sponsored as the Scotiabank Giller Prize), is a literary award given to a Canadian author of a novel or short story collection published in English (including translation) the previous year, after an annual juried competition between publishers who submit y: Canada.

Along with Richard B. Wright’s October and D.R. MacDonald’s Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, David Helwig’s new novella is one of a string of recent Canadian books that centre on men of a certain age coming to terms with the fact that they are, well, men of a certain age.

Cape Breton Road, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart D. MacDonald is the pen name of David R. MacDonald, a Canadian-American writer who publishes novels and short stories. [1] Born in Boularderie, Nova Scotia and raised in Ohio, he is a professor emeritus of creative writing at Stanford University.

[2]Born: David R. MacDonald,Boularderie, Nova Scotia. His first novel, Cape Breton Road, was called “a jewel of literary craftsmanship” by Scott Turow, a “book of heart-stopping beauty” by Alistair MacLeod, and became a national bestseller. His second novel, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, was longlisted for the Giller Prize.

MacDonald teaches at Stanford University and spends his summers in Brand: Counterpoint Press. In Lauchlin of the Bad Heart, D. MacDonald combines expert pacing and sharply drawn characters with a haunting, brooding portrait of the Cape Breton Genre: Literary Fiction Used availability for D R MacDonald's Lauchlin of the Bad Heart.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. I thought it has a very interesting premise (because I'm always interested in relationships in which one of the two people is blind, I just bought Lauchlin of the Bad Heart for instance, a Canadian novel about that sort of relationship), then it sagged off in the middle with the quest which made this more of a horror story than Fantasy, and /5(7).Buy d.

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