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A History of Forgetting

Category: Book
By (author): Adderson, Caroline
Series: Reset Books
Subject:  FICTION / Canadian
  FICTION / Jewish
Publisher: Biblioasis
Published: March 2015
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.25in x 8.25in
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From The Publisher*Malcolm, an aging hairdresser, is reclusive and bitter. Alison, a salon apprentice, is dismissed by Malcolm for her embarrassing innocence. When their colleague is murdered by neo-Nazis, however, the two embark on an unplanned pilgrimage to Auschwitz. A moving and sharp-edged novel by the award-winning author of Ellen in Pieces.
Biographical NoteCaroline Adderson grew up in Alberta but has been a Vancouverite now for many years. Her first book, Bad Imaginings(The Porcupine's Quill 1993), was nominated for a 1993 Governor General's Literature Award, the 1994 Commonwealth Book Prize and won the 1994 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Adderson's first novel, A History of Forgetting (Key Porter 1999), was nominated for the Rogers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her second, Sitting Practice (Thomas Allen), won the 2004 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories.