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Day One: Prisoner of Tehran is the first book to go

In a dramatic tie-breaking vote, Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat was the first book to be knocked out in Canada Reads 2012.


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If you missed the day one debates, you can replay the video and the live chat below:






One book down, four books remain. Which book do you want to see win it all? Let us know in the comments below for a chance to win a Canada Reads prize pack -- signed copies of all five books! We'll draw the winner randomly from all the comments on Tuesday morning!









Here's how the day one vote went down:

Alan Thicke: Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

Stacey McKenzie: The Game by Ken Dryden

Arlene Dickinson: The Tiger by John Vaillant

Shad: The Tiger by John Vaillant

Anne-France Goldwater: Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat


Result: Two-way tie. Stacey McKenzie cast the tie-breaking vote and Prisoner of Tehran was eliminated.






Catch Canada Reads on CBC Radio One at 11 a.m. (11:30 in Newfoundland) or at 8 p.m. (8:30 in Newfoundland), on CBC's documentary channel at 7:00 p.m. ET or at midnight ET.

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