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The 4th Annual Daybreak Christmas Book Show

December 15/16, 2012

419 Ferguson.jpgIn just six months, the first fiction novel from Will Ferguson, 419, went from literary curiousity to Giller Prize-winner. He recounts the journey he took in writing the book plus the perils he faced in collecting his award. This interview also marks the "4th Annual Will Ferguson Christmas Interview!"

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alexander mccall smith.jpgAlexander McCall Smith, the prolific author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries and the Isabel Dalhousie novels, discusses civility in public discourse, health issues and society in Botswana, plus his hobbies.

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into-the-abyss.jpgJournalist, Carol Shaben, is the author of Into the Abyss, which tells the true and deeply personal story of four survivors from a 1984 plane crash in northern Alberta, revealing the effects it had on those people and others.

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Martin Parnell01.JPGMartin Parnell ran 250 marathons in one year, however, instead of resting on that laurel, he's become a fundraiser, activist, humanitarian, motivational speaker and now an author.  His book, Marathon Quest, recounts his challenges to complete the quest and what he wants to achieve in the future.

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the-last-viking-the-life-of-roald-amundsen.jpgHistorian, Stephen R. Bown, takes a detailed look in his latest book, The Last Viking, at the under-appreciated exploits of Roald Amunden, the Norwegian-American explorer who conquered the Northwest Passage and discovered the South Pole.

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Garry Ryan blackbirds.jpgGarry Ryan, the popular novelist of the Detective Lane mysteries branches out with a new series about a WWII flying ace, Sharon Lacey, called Blackbirds.

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best seat in the house.jpgFormer NHL goaltender, Jamie McLennan, offers insights on the game and the people played with in a new memoir entitled The Best Seat In The House.

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cordelia strube.jpgQuebec author, Cordelia Strube, is being called the next Alice Munro. Her new novel, Milosz, is a funny look at one man's struggle to find identity and fame.

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