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Mimosa /
Bill Schermbrucker.
imprint
Vancouver : Talon Books, 1988.
description
320 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0889222541 :
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imprint
Vancouver : Talon Books, 1988.
isbn
0889222541 :
catalogue key
136325
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Awards
This item was nominated for the following awards:
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, CAN, 1989 : Won
Summaries
Main Description
An authentic recreation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent background of colonial Africa. Schermbrucker's enigmatic prose creates a sweeping historical saga from Cairo to the Cape. Mimosa is Bill Schermbrucker's second published work of fiction. His first book Chameleon was published by Talonbooks to high critical acclaim.
Main Description
An authentic recreation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent background of colonial Africa. Schermbrucker's enigmatic prose creates a sweeping historical saga from Cairo to the Cape. Mimosais Bill Schermbrucker's second published work of fiction. His first book Chameleonwas published by Talonbooks to high critical acclaim.
Unpaid Annotation
An authentic re-creation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent backdrop of colonial Africa.AKAKSchermbrucker's Chameleon & Other Stories and Motortherapy are both available from Talonbooks.AKAKAK--------------------------------------------------------------------------------AKAKISBN 0-88922-254-1; $24.95 Canada / $19.95 U.S.A.AK© 1988; 320 ppAKAKAK--------------------------------------------------------------------------------AKAKWinner of the B.C. Book Prizes Ethel Wilson Prize in Fiction, 1988AKIt's an impressive debut... deceptively subtle and finely crafted.AKóGlobe & MailAKAKAKAK--------------------------------------------------------------------------------AKAKAKTo order Talonbooks
Unpaid Annotation
An authentic re-creation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent backdrop of colonial Africa.Winner of the B.C. book Prizes Ethel Wilson Prize inFiction, 1988"It's an impressive debut ... deceptively subtle and finely crafted". -- Globe & Mail

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