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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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    Story, Kate
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    Wrecked Upon This Shore is a bold new novel from Kate Story that follows and will build upon the success of her critically-acclaimed debut Blasted. At the novel's centre is Pearl Lewis: abused by her father at a young age, she is wild,...

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    Ballantyne, Emily, Dvořák, Marta, Irvine, Dean, Sullivan, Andrew F., Clément, Marc-André
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    Translocated Modernisms is a collection of ten chapters partitioned into sections and framed by an introduction by the editors and a coda by Kit Dobson, which is interested in those who thronged to the vibrant streets, cafés, and salons...

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    Poissant, Alain, Twiss, Rob
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    Bonté III was five years old. A cow at that age is at her prime. Prime is an accounting term. A dairy farm is a business and must be managed as such. From this perspective, Bonté III’s days were numbered. Numbered is not an empty word....

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    Tapiero, Olivia
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    « Dits d'insoumission afin de déboulonner assises et nations. » Résumé "Je veux écrire à marée basse." Rien du tout, c'est l'espace où tout s'effondre, la forme, le genre, l'être. S'ouvre le trou noir, auquel il faut revenir pour naître...

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    Morgan-Cole, Trudy J.
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    For decades, the Holloways have operated a convenience store in the working-class neighborhood of Rabbittown in St. John’s, and every customer has a story. In a vibrant, contemporary family saga, filled with idiosyncratic characters,...

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    Fitzpatrick, Wilhelmina
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    At times irreverent and darkly humorous, Mercy of St. Jude is a story of profound loss, and the unforeseen effects that secrets can have on those we love. When Mercedes Hann dies, her great-niece, Annie Byrne, returns to Newfoundland...

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    Prophète, Emmelie
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    Résumé Retranchées dans des cités qui tirent leur nom de la légende biblique – Puissance Divine, Bethléem – des gangs de bandits pillent, violent et assassinent, en toute impunité. Celia, adolescente, cherche à survivre, tantôt en se...

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    Cadostin, Gerda
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    Gerda Cadostin, femme d'origine paysanne, raconte grandeurs et malheurs d'Haïti, avec un premier roman percutant, qui relate avec force et dans une langue flamboyante, la vie de trois générations de femmes au village de Guérot...

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    Patsauq, Markoosie
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    "Both a pivotal work of Indigenous fiction and an effort to acknowledge and correct injustices, Hunter with Harpoonis a testament to the resilience of the Inuit people." Foreword Reviews.

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    Hynes, Darren
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    These are Emily's last five days in Lightning Cove, a community on the northeast coast of Newfoundland where she struggles to free herself from an oppressive husband. Her life, she senses, is only half-occupied. All of which explains...

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    Collins, Gerard
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    Finton Moon is an unusual child who feels like an alien. A gentle soul growing up in the rough town of Darwin, Newfoundland, he lives with his strict Catholic mother and grandmother, lawless father and three older brothers. While his...

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    Soles, Caro
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    Winner, 2021 IPPY Bronze Medal for Canada-East Best Regional Fiction.
    Precocious ten-year-old Vanessa Dudley-Morris knows lots of secrets. In 1949 when she and her family are forced to move into two rooms on the second floor of...

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    Scott, Lawrence
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    Centré sur la vie d'une famille de colons dont la plantation est frappée par une malédiction naturelle, Balai de sorcière est un roman foisonnant où la réalité tragique est travaillée par la magie du carnaval. Traduit de l'...

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