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The Road | The Road

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Feb.29.2008
—Short-listed for an Arthur Ellis award for best first novel by the Crime Writers of Canada—Winner of the Northern Lit Award from the Ontario Library Service It's 1:08 a.m. when Carrie's car breaks down on the highway somewhere north of Lake Superior. It's dark, the road is quiet, her cell phone...
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Dec.21.2007
Here, in what has become a classic of its kind since its publication in 1978, is the fascinating story of an American literary legend, recorded through the voices of the friends and lovers of Jack Kerouac, “King of the Beats.” Authors Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee retraced Keoruac’s life at home...
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Dec.20.2007
As author Barry Gifford was writing these pieces, he gradually came to realize that what he was creating was a geographical fiction, or a geography of fictions. As Barry explains, “Everybody has a story, no matter where they are in the world, and I conceived the device of The Ropedancer when I was...
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Dec.17.2007
Dorothy Allison exploded onto the literary scene in 1992 with Bastard Out of Carolina, her stunning semiautobiographical story of violence and incest in a rural Southern family. In Cavedweller, Allison returns with a powerful story of indomitable women in hardscrabble situations, proving herself an...