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Fifteen Dogs

By: Andre Alexis

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Coach House Books: 2015

Seller ID: 0028454

ISBN: 1552453057

Condition: Good


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The Polished Hoe

By: Austin Clarke

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers: 2003

Seller ID: 0006059

ISBN: 0887621341


When an elderly Bimshire village woman calls the police to confess to a murder, the result is a shattering all-night vigil that brings together elements of the African diaspora in one epic sweep. Set on the post-colonial West Indian island of Bimshire in 1952, "The Polished Hoe "unravels over the course of 24 hours but spans the lifetime of one woman and the collective experience of a society informed by slavery. As the novel opens, Mary Mathilda is giving confessi... View more info

A Good House

By: Bonnie Burnard

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Perennial Canada: 1999

Seller ID: 0000137

ISBN: 000648526X

Condition: Good


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Mercy Among The Children

By: David Adams Richards

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Seller ID: 0007487

ISBN: 0385259956

Condition: Good


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The Time In Between

By: David Bergen

Price: $9.99

Publisher: M&S: 2005

Seller ID: 0000162

ISBN: 0771011784


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The Time in Between

By: David Bergen

Price: $6.99

Publisher: M&S: 2005

Seller ID: 0000163

ISBN: 0771011393

Condition: Good


In search of love, absolution, or forgiveness, Charles Boatman leaves the Fraser Valley of British Columbia and returns mysteriously to Vietnam, the country where he fought twenty-nine years earlier as a young, reluctant soldier. But his new encounters seem irreconcilable with his memories. When he disappears, his daughter Ada, and her brother, Jon, travel to Vietnam, to the streets of Danang and beyond, to search for him. Their quest takes them into the heart of a c... View more info

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Late Nights On Air

By: Elizabeth Hay

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Emblem: 2009

Seller ID: 0010241

ISBN: 0771038127

Condition: Good


The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs. Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a voice on air, though the real woman, Dido Paris, is both a surprise and even more than he imagined. Dido and Harry are part of the cast of eccentric, utterly loveable... View more info

Half-Blood Blues

By: Esi Edugyan

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers: 2011

Seller ID: 0015020

ISBN: 0887627412

Condition: Good


Paris, 1940. A brilliant jazz musician, Hiero, is arrested by the Nazis and never heard from again. He is twenty years old. He is a German citizen. And he is black. Fifty years later, his friend and fellow musician, Sid, must relive that unforgettable time, revealing the friendships, love affairs and treacheries that sealed Hiero's fate. From the smoky bars of pre-war Berlin to the salons of Paris -- where the legendary Louis Armstrong makes an appearance -- Sid, w... View more info

The Sentimentalists

By: Johanna Skibsrud

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre: 2010

Seller ID: 0008092

ISBN: 1553658957

Condition: Good


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Through Black Spruce

By: Joseph Boyden

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 0005822

ISBN: 014301787X

Condition: Good


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The Bishop's Man

By: Linden MacIntyre

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2010

Seller ID: 0009114

ISBN: 0307357074

Condition: Good


"Something about the boat, perhaps its name, and the posture of that boy caused me to defer my anxieties for the moment. It was so rare to see someone that age stationary, somber. I was more accustomed to a rowdy adolescent enthusiasm. This young man, I realized, was exceptional only because of time and place. Maybe any one of them in those circumstances would have been the same. Quiet. But he caught my attention nevertheless and linked the moment to tender places in the... View more info

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The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

By: M G Vassanji

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2004

Seller ID: 0001424

ISBN: 0385659911

Condition: Good


Double Giller Prize winner M.G. Vassanji's The In-Between World of Vikram Lall""is a haunting novel of corruption and regret that brings to life the complexity and turbulence of Kenyan society in the last five decades. Rich in sensuous detail and historical insight, this is a powerful story of passionate betrayals and political violence, racial tension and the strictures of tradition, told in elegant, assured prose. The novel begins in 1953, with eight-year-old Vikra... View more info

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The Book Of Secrets

By: M G Vassanji

Price: $6.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1994

Seller ID: 0007823

ISBN: 0771087195


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The In-Between World Of Vikram Lall

By: M G Vassanji

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Doubleday Canada: 2003

Seller ID: 0007824

ISBN: 0385659903


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Barney's Version

By: Mordecai Richler

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2010

Seller ID: 0019712

ISBN: 030740112X

Condition: Good


Ebullient and perverse, thrice married, Barney Panofsky has always clung to two cherished beliefs: life is absurd and nobody truly ever understands anybody else. But when his sworn enemy publicly states that Barney is a wife abuser, an intellectual fraud and probably a murderer, he is driven to write his own memoirs. Charged with comic energy and a wicked disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney's Version is a brilliant portrait of a man whom Mordecai Richler has mad... View more info

Clara Callan

By: Richard B Wright

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Perennial Canada: 2001

Seller ID: 0001429

ISBN: 0006392121


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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

By: Vincent Lam

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2006

Seller ID: 0000733

ISBN: 0385661444

Condition: Fair


Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young medical students and physicians - Ming, Fitz, Sri and Chen - this debut collection from 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam is a riveting, eye-opening account of what it means to be a doctor. Deftly navigating his way through 12 interwoven short stories, the author explores the characters' relationships with eac... View more info