Between Friends: A Year in Letters

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Longtime friends Helen and Oonagh decided they missed the tradition of "real" letters. Their goal? To write each other a longhand letter every two weeks for a year. Week in and week out, Helen and Oonagh weave together tales of family, work, politics, motherhood, aging and creativity.

Praise & Recognition

Elegantly written…the intimacy leaps off the page. No hasty responses, but wise, thoughtful, letters. Ottawa Citizen
You will agree, Helen Levine is undoubtedly a Jewish Canadian feminist hero. Ottawa Jewish Bulletin
A wondrously frank, feminist manifesto. The Globe and Mail
Via written word, these women come to the realization that they are soulmates, a connection most of us long for. Herizons
…by the end of the volume the reader feels a real sense of intimacy with the world of the authors. Monday Magazine


Publication Date: October 18, 2005

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 282

ISBN: 978-1-897187-01-2

Helen Levine

About the Author

Helen Levine

Helen Levine is a former social worker and professor energetically engaged as an advocate for women’s rights. She received the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case for advancing the equality of women in Canada.
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About the Author

Oonagh Berry

Oonagh Berry’s short stories have been published in Canada and Ireland. She grew up in Ireland and now lives in Ottawa with her husband, the poet Christopher Levenson.
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