Andrew Davidson reads from his highly anticipated and widely reviewed debut novel, The Gargoyle; Terry Fallis presents his debut novel, The Best Laid Plans, the 2008 winner of the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour; and award-winning author Fred Stenson reads from his eighth book of fiction, The Great Karoo.
Alison Pick (Canada) hosts.
Fred Stenson is the author of The Trade, which was nominated for the 2000 Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the inaugural Grant MacEwan Writers’ Award, the City of Edmonton Book Prize, and the Writers Guild of Alberta’s Georges Bugnet Novel Award.
The Great Karoo
In 1899, a cowboy from Alberta’s Chief Mountains country joins the Canadian Mounted Rifles and sets out to defend the British Empire in South Africa.
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