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Canada

(2012)
A novel by

 
"First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later."

Then fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons' parents rob a bank, his sense of normal life is forever altered. In an instant, this private cataclysm drives his life into before and after, a threshold that can never be uncrossed.

His parents' arrest and imprisonment mean a threatening and uncertain future for Dell and his twin sister, Berner. Willful and burning with resentment, Berner flees their home in Montana, abandoning her brother and her life. But Dell is not completely alone. A family friend intervenes, spiriting him across the Canadian border, in hopes of delivering him to a better life. There, afloat on the prairie of Saskatchewan, Dell is taken in by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic and charismatic American whose cool reserve masks a dark and violent nature.

Undone by the calamity of his parents' robbery and arrest, Dell struggles under the vast prairie sky to remake himself and define the adults he thought he knew. But his search for grace and peace only moves him nearer to a harrowing and murderous collision with Remlinger, an elemental force of darkness.

A true masterwork of haunting and spectacular vision from one of our greatest writers, Canada is a profound novel of boundaries traversed, innocence lost and reconciled, and the mysterious and consoling bonds of family. Told in spare, elegant prose, both resonant and luminous, it is destined to become a classic.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2012 : UK Hardback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 0-7475-9860-6 / 978-0-7475-9860-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 0-06-169204-2 / 978-0-06-169204-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

May 2012 : Canada Hardback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4434-1111-6 / 978-1-4434-1111-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4088-3100-7 / 978-1-4088-3100-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 0-06-169203-4 / 978-0-06-169203-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

January 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4088-3652-1 / 978-1-4088-3652-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2012 : Canada Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4434-1112-4 / 978-1-4434-1112-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   

October 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4088-3656-4 / 978-1-4088-3656-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4088-1516-8 / 978-1-4088-1516-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Canada LP
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 0-06-212851-5 / 978-0-06-212851-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
Publisher: Audiolib
Availability: Amazon   

March 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
Availability: Amazon   

June 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
Publisher: AudioGO Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
ISBN: 1-4640-4118-0 / 978-1-4640-4118-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Canada
Author(s): Richard Ford
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   

 


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