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In a Spin:
A Novel

Written by
Terry Keenleyside


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262 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888876379
$19.95 CA





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About the Book Henry and Joanne appear to be an ordinary, happily married couple in a sleepy university town, noted for propriety not scandal. But are they? Joanne comes to suspect that Henry is having an affair, maybe more than one, and this is corroborated by their neighbours and friends, Max and Carol. What is Henry actually up to? When the answer is finally revealed, the lives of all four characters take on a whole new complexity, and Henry ends up exposed to public embarrassment and ridicule. Interwoven with this story is a satirical sub-plot about academe and a maverick university professor facing dismissal for bizarre classroom behaviour and sexual misconduct. In a Spin is an intriguingly different and entertaining novel, rich in suspense and comedy. Beneath the surface, however, it is also a serious study of the limits of tolerance and the difficulty of knowing people fully.

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About the Author Terry Keenleyside
Terry Keenleyside, a former journalist, diplomat and university professor, is the author of six books. His first novel was short-listed for the award for the best first novel by a Canadian in its year of publication, and the second was nominated for the Governor General´s award for English Canadian fiction in 2016. Two of his literary travel books were winners of Gourmand World Cookbook awards for culinary travel.







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