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White elephant : a novel

Author: Catherine Cooper
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Richard Berringer moves his family from Nova Scotia to Sierra Leone, despite warnings of an on-going civil war. Torquil comes to hate his father for moving them and begins a hunger strike to convince his parents to take him back to Canada and his wife becomes bedridden with illnesses Richard belives to be imaginary.
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Additional Physical Format: Cooper, Catherine, 1982-
White elephant.
(CaOONL)20159085845
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Cooper
ISBN: 1554813034 9781554813032 1770486232 9781770486232
OCLC Number: 949988305
Description: 351 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Cooper.

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A darkly humorous novel about a family who are at once difficult to like, endlessly compelling, and frighteningly relatable.  Read more...

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