- Author:Gwethalyn Graham
- Publisher:New Canadian Library (January 1, 1961)
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Earth and High Heaven was a 1944 novel by Gwethalyn Graham.
Earth and High Heaven was a 1944 novel by Gwethalyn Graham. It was the first Canadian novel to reach number one on The New York Times bestseller list and stayed on the list for 37 weeks, selling 125 000 copies in the United States that year. Set in Montreal, Quebec during World War II, the novel portrays a romance between Erica Drake, a young woman from a wealthy Protestant family in Westmount, and Marc Reiser, a Jewish lawyer and soldier from Northern Ontario.
National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication . Graham, Gwethalyn, 1913-1965. Earth and high heaven: a novel/Gwethalyn Graham. Gwethalyn Graham’s Earth and High Heaven appeared in 1944 to unprecedented success for a Canadian novel. At home it was awarded the Governor General’s Award, while in the United States it was the first Canadian novel to top American bestseller lists for the better part of a year. Earth and High Heaven offers an unstinting critique of Canadian anti-Semitism, in the years before and during World War Two, when Canada was ostensibly fighting abroad to destroy Hitler’s brutal anti-Semitic movement.
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Gwethalyn Graham re I was born. Now, and I muse for why and never find the reason, I pace the earth, and drink the air, and feel the sun. Be still, be still, my soul; it is but for a season: Let us endure an hour and see injustice done
Earth and High Heaven was one of the most highly acclaimed and popular books of its time. Published at the end of the Second World War, it won the Governor General’s Award and was the first Canadian novel to reach number one on The New York Times Bestseller list.
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The New Canadian Library is a publishing imprint of the Canadian company McClelland and Stewart. The series aims to present classic works of Canadian literature in paperback. Each work published in the series includes a short essay by another notable Canadian writer, discussing the historical context and significance of the work .
Earth and High Heaven book. Gwethalyn Graham explores the divisions and deeply entrenched prejudices which existed in Canadian society, through the story of Erica Drake and Marc Reiser who meet and fall in love. Set in Montreal during World War Two – Graham shows us how society was divided into three distinct groups. AECB - Title Detail - Earth and High Heaven. "The Year in Books". McClelland & Stewart (Douglas Gibson Books. New Canadian Library). Companhia das Letras (70%).