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Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction

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A list of books that have won the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, administered by the Faculty of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University.
The Prison Book Club

The Prison Book Club

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A daring journalist goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen
     An attack in London left Ann Walmsley unable to walk alone down the street, and shook her belief in the fundamental goodness of people. A few years later, when a friend asked her to participate in a bold new venture in a men's medium security prison, Ann had to weigh her curiosity and desire to be of service against her anxiety and fear.
     But she signed on, and for eight …

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Birding with Yeats
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Winner of the 2015 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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Hot Art

Hot Art

Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
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Winner of the 2012 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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Into the Abyss

Into the Abyss

How a Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of a Pilot, a Politician, a Criminal and a Cop
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Winner of the 2013 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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Letters from the Lost

Letters from the Lost

A Memoir of Discovery
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : holocaust
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Winner of the 2011 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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A Very Capable Life

A Very Capable Life

The Autobiography of Zarah Petri
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : women
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Winner of the 2010 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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Burning Down the House

Burning Down the House

Fighting Fires and Losing Myself
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Winner of the 2009 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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Paper Shadows
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Winner of the 2000 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction
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