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  • THE ROARING GIRL: Stories. by Hollingshead, Greg.
    Hollingshead, Greg.
    THE ROARING GIRL: Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Toronto: Somerville House Publishing, (1995). SIGNED first edition - True first edition of this collection of twelve short stories, winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction. SIGNED on the title page. 196 pp. ISBN: 189589753X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61183
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  • SUCH A LONG JOURNEY. by Mistry, Rohinton.
    Mistry, Rohinton.
    SUCH A LONG JOURNEY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel (second book) by this award winning author, who was born in Bombay, India and moved to Canada in 1975. This novel is set in Bombay in 1971 at the beginning of the war between India and Pakistan over Bangladesh. Winner of the Canadian Governor General's Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-679-402586.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49047
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  • LIVES OF THE SAINTS. by Ricci, Nino.
    Ricci, Nino.
    LIVES OF THE SAINTS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Ontario, Canada: Cormorant Books, (1991). "Set in the Valle del Sole, a tiny village nestled in Italian Appenines, this novel tells the story of young Vittorio Innocente and of his mother, Christina, whose affair with a mysterious blue-eyed stranger abruptly shatters the innocence of Vittorio's childhood." Winner of the Governor General's Award, Winnifred Holtby Memorial Prize 1991 and a Betty Trask Award 1991 and more. The first book in a trilogy. 238 pp. . ISBN: 0-920953-255.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 67289
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  • THE UNDERPAINTER. by Urquhart, Jane.
    Urquhart, Jane.
    THE UNDERPAINTER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1997.) dj. Hardcover - 4th novel by this highly praised young Canadian writer, one which spans the decades, moving from upstate New York to France during World War I and New York City in the 20's and 30's. Winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award for best novel. ISBN: 0-7710-86644.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40710
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  • Urquhart, Jane.
    THE UNDERPAINTER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - 4th novel by this highly praised young Canadian writer. Winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award for best novel. ISBN: 0-670-877263.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 23652
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  • JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER) by Warren, Diane.
    Warren, Diane.
    JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER)

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the 2010 Governor GeneralÕs Award for fiction (under its original title of "Cool Water.") This novel tells the interlocking stories of the residents of a small prairie town - "Juliet, Saskatchewan, is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of townÑa dusty oasis on the edge of the Little Snake sand hills. ItÕs easy to believe that nothing of consequence takes place there." 324 pp. ISBN: 978-0399157998.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67634
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