The Bird Woman

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The Bird Woman

By Kerry Hardie

Little Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316076234, 373pp.

Publication Date: August 22, 2006


Ellen McKinnon's clairvoyant experiences damage her mental and physical health. She must face and assimilate an unwanted but unavoidable family secret, experiencing a revelation that turns her life around in this insightful look at the rift between mysticism and rationalism.

About the Author
Hardie grew up in Northern Ireland and studied English at York University, England. She has worked for the BBC and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and has received the Friends Provident National Poetry Prize.