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CBC Book Club: February


Atlantic Canada's book in this year's Canada Reads competition. February by Lisa Moore is about the sinking of the Ocean Ranger oil rig on Valentine's Day in 1982 with the loss of all 84 aboard. Christine Manore and Joe Woodward join Jonna for a conversation about the book.

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Two books have already been eliminated:
The Age of Hope by David Bergen.
Away by Jane Urquhart

Three others are still in the running:
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan
February by Lisa Moore

We'll put your name in a draw for one of the five books in this years Canada Reads competition. Just tell us what you think of any one of the five books. There are three ways to do it:

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