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2012 Shortlist

419

419 is a provocative tale of an email scam and a woman who sets out on a wide-ranging search for those she believes responsible for her father's death.

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Inside

In this perceptive, deftly crafted novel of contemporary urban life, Ohlin explores the complicated ties that bind us to lovers, friends and family.

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Alix Ohlin

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The Imposter Bride

A powerful family saga that begins in Montreal just after the Second World War, when Polish Jew Lily Azerov sets out on a new life in an attempt to leave behind the horrors of the Holocaust and the secret of her own past.

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Ken Dryden

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Ru

Told in a series of spare, poetic vignettes, Ru tells the story of a Vietnamese woman trying to adapt to life as an immigrant in Montreal and reflecting on the life she left behind.

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Dave Bidini

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Whirl Away

There's the ring of psychological truth to the 12 polished stories in this book, which take readers into the world of characters who have lost control of their lives in some way.

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John Vaillant

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