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Exiles

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    Peddie, Francis, Loewen, Royden
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    Between 1973 and 1978, six thousand Chileans leftists took refuge in central Canada after the Pinochet coup d’état. Once resettled at the northern extreme of the Americas, these political exiles had to find ways of coping with an abrupt...

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    Prophète, Emmelie
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    Emmelie Prophète fait partie des générations de femmes auteures haïtiennes contemporaines comme Yanick Lahens, Kettly Mars, Evelyne Trouillot, Edwidge Danticat. Tout un peuple se prépare à fuir, s'inventant un ailleurs à...

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    Naipaul, V. S.
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    The Mimic Men is a moving novel that evokes a colonial man's experience in the postcolonial world. Naipaul is the author of 13 works of fiction and has won many prizes including the Booker Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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    Hough, Robert
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    The Sisters Brothers meets Master and Commander in Robert Hough’s rollicking and raucous new historical novel.The year is 1664, and Benny Wand, a young thief and board game hustler, is arrested in London for illegal gaming. Deported to...

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    Erickson, Carolly
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    Historian Carolly Erickson has brought Mary's story to life, illuminating the horrors of transportation and the hardships of the early penal settlement, and describing in the extraordinary story of her escape in an open boat from...

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    Hautzig, Esther Rudomin
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    During World War II, when she was eleven years old, the author and her family were arrested in Poland by the Russians as political enemies and exiled to Siberia. She recounts here the trials of the following five years spent on the...

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    Anders, Charlie Jane
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    "If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams... And from there, it's easy to control our entire lives." January is a dying planet--divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless...

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    Davids, C. A.
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    Historian, Zara Black, is far from home, trying to come to terms with her family's past. The unearthing begins with her grandfather who concealed his race to escape the harsh realities of the diamond mines before ultimately changing his...

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    Keeney, Patricia
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    One Man Dancing is based on the true story of a young Ugandan actor-dancer growing into artistic maturity during the murderous regime of dictator Idi Amin. It follows Charles from his youth in Uganda’s colonial villages, and...

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    Putney, Mary Jo
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    "Putney's endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight." -Sabrina Jeffries A ROGUE REDEEMED As Washington burns, Callista Brooke is trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted...

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    Keneally, Meg
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    Jenny Gwyn has proven herself a survivor. Faced with destitution after the death of her father, she toughens her skin to become a highwaywoman in order to support her impoverished family. But one fatal mistake leads to her arrest, and...

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    Awumey, Edem, Lederhendler, Lazer
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    Nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award: Translation and the ReLit Awards As a small child, Askia was forced, along with his family, to wander the African desert as if under a curse. First driven from their home by drought...

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    Wang, Ning
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    Following Mao Zedong’s Anti-Rightist Campaign of 1957–58, Chinese intellectuals were subjected to “re-education” by the state. In Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness, Ning Wang draws on labour farm archives and other newly...

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    Chabot, Jason
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    Hokk is a criminal outcast who has been scavenging the bodies that fall from the sky to Below for meagre treasures to help him survive. Elia hails from the floating kingdoms in the skies of Above, where the islands' edges are borders no...

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    Lemay, Geneviève
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    À la manière des grands contes africains, voici l'histoire de trois destins chargés d'ambitions, qui se croiseront dans des villages isolés de la Guinée. Trois âmes perdues entre les traditions et la vie moderne. Trois adolescents qui...

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    Ravel, Edeet
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    In 1941, life in Natt’s small town of Zastavna is comfortable and familiar, even if the grownups are acting strange, and his parents treat him like a baby. Natt knows there’s a war on, of course, but he’s glad their family didn’t...

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