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A - a book by Alexis, André


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Author: Alexis, André
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

Fiction. A is a work of fiction in which André Alexis presents the compelling narrative of Alexander Baddeley, a Toronto book reviewer obsessed with the work of the elusive and mythical poet Avery Andrews. Baddeley is in awe of Andrews's ability as a poet—more than anything he wants to understand the inspiration behind his work—so much so that, following in the footsteps of countless pilgrims throughout literary history, Baddeley tracks Andrews down thinking that meeting...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.5 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Alexis, André (Author)
André Alexis was born in Trinidad and raised in Canada, where he has lived since he was three years old. His works include Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa, Childhood, and Fifteen Dogs, which won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

His short fiction has appeared in literary journals and anthologies and he has also written extensively for radio and theater. Several of his plays have been produced in Vancouver and Toronto, and he has been a playwright-in-residence for the Canadian Stage Company. Alexis also writes reviews for The Globe and Mail, and he is a contributing editor to This Magazine, a bimonthly Canadian alternative journal.


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