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Far to Go Hardcover – 1 Jun 2011

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Headline Review; 1 edition (1 June 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0755379411
  • ISBN-13: 978-0755379415
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 24.1 x 2.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 558 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

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'Clean, crisp and unencumbered. Pick . . . creates small moments that are both lovely and frightening . . . It's very deftly structures and the storytelling is seamless' - Globe and Mail

'Somewhere between a book and a miracle' - Catherine Ryan Hyde, author of Love in the Present Tense

'A nuanced and layered portrait of betrayal . . . An intriguing experiment in the art of storytelling' - Montreal Gazette

'Expertly crafted in every sense' - thestar.com

'Pick unties the dark knots of the past to imagine the stories that could never otherwise be known' - Marina Endicott, author of Good to a Fault

About the Author

Alison Pick's grandparents were secular Jews, living in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi invasion. In FAR TO GO, she explores the history of a country and its people with which she has a strong personal connection.

Alison was the 2002 Bronwen Walace Award winner for the most promising writer under thirty-five in Canada. She has published two acclaimed volumes of poetry and her first novel, The Sweet Edge , was widely acclaimed. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

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4.0 out of 5 starsWhat did the governess see?
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