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The Wreckage by Michael Crummey

Wish Furey is a young Catholic man making his way in Newfoundland, off the coast of Canada, at the outset of World War II.  His world is turned upside down when he meets Mercedes (Sadie) Parsons.  Deeply in love, the … Continue reading

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Obasan by Joy Kogawa

Obasan is an autobiographical novel about the author’s experience in a Japanese internment camp during the 1940’s in Canada.  Kogawa was a child when her family was relocated from a large city to a rural community. The family was Canadian … Continue reading

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America Alone by Mark Steyn

America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It – and Steyn feels fine? Steyn writes well and there is enough wit and flare, so when he tackles the topic of Islamic Terrorism, one doesn’t feel hopeless. His … Continue reading

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