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Atlantic Voice: Sharon Bala author of The Boat People
Feb 9, 2018
Sharon Bala's first novel, The Boat People is one of five novels in CBC's Canada Reads for 2018. The story is inspired by the real life arrival on the BC coast of two boats of Tamil refugees fleeing the civil war in Sri Lanka. The Boat People explores immigration, identity and Canada’s claim to being one of the world’s most open societies.