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Gail Kathryn Anderson-Dargatz (ne Anderson) (born November 14, 1963) is a Canadian novelist.

Anderson-Dargatz was born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia and studied creative writing at the University of Victoria

Her first novel, The Cure for Death by Lightning (1996), was an experimental yet accessible work whose story unfolded partly through narrative and partly through a collection of recipes and household tips belonging to the narrator's mother. It was a Canadian bestseller that year, making Anderson-Dargatz one of the most popular new names in Canadian literature. The novel was nominated for the Giller Prize and was awarded the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her novels are unique, but can be compared on some degree to those of Isabel Allende, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Munro and Anne Tyle.

Her latest novel, Turtle Valley (2007), is set near Salmon Arm during a forest fire and tells the story of Kat, a woman who faces the challenge of simultaneously caring for her aging parents, young child and ill husband. It was inspired by the 1998 Salmon Arm fire, which the author had to evacuate her parents from. A major focus of the novel is "to give an unflinching portrait of the caregiver, how very hard it is on the caregiver and on all family relationships." Canadian Living : Life : Community : Interview with author Gail Anderson-Dargatz

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Total Books: 31
From Scratch
2017 - From Scratch [Rapid Reads] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781459815025
ISBN-10: 1459815025
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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The Spawning Grounds
2017 - The Spawning Grounds (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345810823
ISBN-10: 0345810821
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Search and Rescue
2014 - Search and Rescue [Rapid Reads] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781459805767
ISBN-10: 1459805763
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Turtle Valley
2008 - Turtle Valley (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780676978865
ISBN-10: 067697886X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Rhinestone Button
2004 - A Rhinestone Button (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781860498787
ISBN-10: 1860498787
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Augusta
2001 - Augusta (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783546002431
ISBN-10: 3546002431
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A Recipe for Bees
2000 - A Recipe for Bees [Thorndike Press Large Print Senior Lifestyles Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786226665
ISBN-10: 0786226668
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Recipe for Bees
2000 - A Recipe for Bees (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780965456852
ISBN-10: 0965456854
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Cure for Death by Lightning
1998 - The Cure for Death By Lightning (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781860494222
ISBN-10: 1860494226
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The Cure for Death by Lightening
1997 - The Cure for Death By Lightening (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781860490361
ISBN-10: 1860490360
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Cure for Death by Lightning
The Cure for Death By Lightning (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385720472
ISBN-10: 0385720475
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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A Recipe for Bees
A Recipe for Bees (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385720489
ISBN-10: 0385720483
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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A Rhinestone Button A Novel
A Rhinestone Button a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780676975499
ISBN-10: 0676975496
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The Miss Hereford stories
The Miss Hereford Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781550541601
ISBN-10: 1550541609
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rhinestone Button
The Rhinestone Button (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781860498411
ISBN-10: 1860498418
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El secreto de las Abejas/ The Secret of the Bees
El Secreto De Las Abejas/ the Secret of the Bees [Littera - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788495354778
ISBN-10: 8495354772
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
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