The Box Garden

The Box Garden

Book - 1994
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Until events run wildly out of hand, Charleen Forrest manages to cope with the uncertainties of a failed marriage, trying to live her own life and raise a son on her frugal income. She is not unaware of the hazards: "family, banktellers, ex-husband, landladies, bus drivers... men on the make who want her to lie back and accept (this is what you need, baby), friends who feel sorry for her." Her resourcefulness is a delight; her uncanny observations and surprising irony reveal a witty, wry edge that is apt to make you laugh out loud.
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Books, 1994, c1977
Edition: Vintage Canada ed. --
ISBN: 0304221028
Characteristics: 213 p.


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