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Literary Non-Fiction - The 2012 Charles Taylor Prize longlist

Literary Non-Fiction – The 2012 Charles Taylor Prize longlist

Literary Non-Fiction - The 2012 Charles Taylor Prize longlist This year, for the first time, the Charles Taylor Foundation has announced its longlist. In previous years, this prestigious award for literary nonfiction had only announced its shortlist and winner. Their desire is to bring attention to a greater number of worthy Canadian titles. Last year’s winner was Mordecai: the life and times (M) by Charles Foran.
2012 nominees include:
Something Fierce: memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter (M)
by Carmen Aguirre
Into the Silence: the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest (M)
by Wade Davis
The Patrol: seven days in the life of a Canadian soldier in Afghanistan (M)
by Ryan Flavelle
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Eating Dirt: deep forests, big timber, and life with the tree planting tribe (M)
by Charlotte Gill
Nation Maker: Sir John A. MacDonald: his life, our times volume two: 1867-1891 (M)
by Richard Gwyn
The Measure of a Man: the story of a father, a son, and a suit (M)
by J.J. Lee
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Facing the Hunter: reflections on a misunderstood way of life (M)
by David Adams Richards
Why Not? fifteen reasons to live (M)
by Ray Robertson
Afflictions and Departures (M)
by Madeline Sonik
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The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: a Canadian story of resilience and recovery (M)
by Andrew Westoll
Bad Animals: a father’s accidental education in autism (M)
by Joel Yanofsky
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Source: http://www.thereader.ca/2011/12/literary-non-fiction-2012-charles.html

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