Adele Wiseman by Ruth Panofsky Book Summary:
This collection of essays details the complexity and diversity of author Adele Wiseman. Writing in several different genres, from children's books to plays and essays, Wiseman became one of the most renowned Canadian authors and won Canada's Governor General's award for her first novel, The Sacrifice. With the success of her first novel at the age of 28, Wiseman came to prominence in both the United States and Canada quite early. Her second novel, Crackpot, about prostitution, has been the subject of current critical debate.