Winner of the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction (Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards).LaFlamme is an abusive and explosive man who hurts everyone around him. When he meets a violent end, everyone is suspect: his wife and children, whom he tormented, the farm hands he mistreated, and the Nativetrappers he cheated. Death sends the LaFlamme family away from Moon Lake and a new death brings them back, re-opening old wounds and the mystery surrounding old man LaFlamme's unlamented death.
About the author
Wayne Tefs was born in Winnipeg and grew up in northwestern Ontario. He has edited a number of anthologies and published nine novels and a work of non-fiction. His novel Moon Lake received the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction in 2000 and his novel Be Wolf won the 2007 McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award. He lives in Winnipeg with his wife and son.
- Long-listed, McNally Robinson Book of the year
- Winner, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction (MB)