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Fiction Literary

Ash Garden

by (author) Dennis Bock

Initial publish date
Aug 2002
Literary, War & Military
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    Publish Date
    Aug 2001
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2002
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• Winner of the Japan-Canada Award• A Globe100 Best Book of 2001• Finalist for the 2003 IMPACAward; the Canada FirstNovel Award; the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Prize;and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prizefor Best Book (Caribbean and Canada Region)

Reissued to mark the 60th anniversary of Hiroshima, The AshGarden is a searing novel of three lives shattered by war, from a writer TheGlobe and Mail called "Canada’s next great novelist."

About the author

DENNIS BOCK'S first book of stories, Olympia, won the 1998 Canadian Authors’ Association Jubilee Award, the Danuta Gleed Award for best first collection of stories by a Canadian author and the British Betty Trask Award. His first novel, The Ash Garden, was a #1 national bestseller and was shortlisted for the prestigious 2003 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the in Canada First Novel Award, the Kiriyama Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book (Caribbean and Canada Region). It won the Japan-Canada Literary Award and the Drummer General’s Award for Fiction. Dennis Bock lives with his family in Toronto. Visit him online

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