Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize
and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Selected as an Amazon.ca Best Book
and for The Globe 100 Books in 2013.
"In the creation of David Slaney, Lisa Moore brings us an
unforgettable character, embodying the exuberance and energy of
misspent youth. Caught is a propulsive and
- Patrick deWitt, author of The Sisters Brothers
Internationally acclaimed author Lisa Moore offers us a
remarkable new novel about a man who escapes from prison to embark
upon one of the most ambitious pot-smuggling adventures ever
Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and seas, love,
undercover agents, the collusion of governments, unbridled
ambition, innocence and the loss thereof, and many, many bales of
marijuana. Here, too, is the seeming invincibility of youth and all
the folly that it allows.
Caught is an exuberant, relentlessly suspenseful, and
utterly unique novel, and promises to be the astonishing Lisa
Moore''s most accomplished work to date.