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Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

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1969 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1969 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerThe Studhorse ManRobert KroetschFront french flap Hazard Lepage, the last of the studhorse men, sets out to breed his rare blue stallion, Poseidon. A lusty trickster and a wayward chevalier, Hazards outrageous adventures are recorded by Demeter Proudfoot, his secret rival, who, as the n...Amazon
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1956 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1956 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerThe SacrificeAdele WisemanThe Sacrifice is a haunting depiction of one family and its often tragic attempts to come to terms with a new life in a new country. It is a moving, almost biblical story of a father possessed by his hope for his only son; of a son who rebels against his f...Amazon
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1957 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1957 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerStreet of Riches (translation)Gabrielle RoySemiautobiographical and universal in appeal, Street of Riches is about a young girls growing up in a suburb of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here is Christine, the perceptive narrator of The Road Past Altamont (also a Bison Book), awakening to natural and sometime...Amazon
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1958 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1958 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerExecutionColin McDougallThe great Canadian novel of the Second World War in Italy, winner of the 1958 Governor Generals Award Lieutenant John Adam, recovering from wounds sustained in the Italian campaign of 1943, faces a terrible dilemma when he finds that one his men, a volunt...Amazon
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1959 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1959 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerThe Watch that Ends the NightHugh MacLennanJerome Martell abadoned his wife Catherine and their daughter Sally to fight on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War. After he was presumed dead, Catherine married her childhood friend George. Twelve years later, Jerome returned to Montreal and tur...Amazon
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1961 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1961 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerHear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling PlaceMalcolm LowrySeven stories and novellas by the author of Under the Volcano, a master of twentieth-century fiction. For fans of the novel Under the Volcano, this collection of stories—many of them published for the first time posthumously—provides great insight into the...Amazon
1963 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

1963 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1963 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerHugh Garner's Best StoriesHugh GarnerSocial justice is at the core of these award-winning stories exploring the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, World War II, the Civil Rights movement, feminism, racism, disenfranchisement, and mistreatment....Amazon
1966 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

1966 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1966 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerA Jest of GodMargaret LaurenceIn this celebrated novel, Margaret Laurence writes with grace, power, and deep compassion about Rachel Cameron, a woman struggling to come to terms with love, with death, with herself and her world. Trapped in a milieu of deceit and pettiness – her own and...Amazon