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6 compete for first novel award
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Date: Mar 28, 1997
Start Page: D.14
Section: ENTERTAINMENT
Abstract (Document Summary)

Six books are on the shortlist for the 21st Chapters/Books In Canada First Novel Award.

The nominees are The Cure For Death By Lightning by Gail Anderson-Dargatz; In Another Place, Not Here by Dionne Brand; Fall On Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald; Self by Yann Martel; Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels; and Cereus Blooms at Night by Shani Mootoo.

The winner receives $5,000 - the largest Canadian prize for a first novel. Anderson-Dargatz, MacDonald and Michaels were nominated for last year's Giller Prize.

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