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By Beverley Boissery

2006 be aware Guild Award — Winner, younger grownup Fiction

Sophie Mallory’s American kin is familiar with every thing approximately combating the British. It’s the family members culture. yet after she involves decrease Canada in 1838, uprising turns into own while she’s taken prisoner. Befriended by way of Luc, a tender insurgent, she involves see its many facets - the deep wrongs underlying the passionate insurrection, the politics, and the brutal savagery of its aftermath.

this is often no traditional novel approximately our Canadian earlier. Its incredible characters face complex difficulties of friendship, loyalty, and betrayal and start wondering their households’ political opinions. In Sophie’s Rebellion, Beverly Boissery deftly weaves experience, pleasure, unhappiness, humour, and private growth.

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