DON AKER is the author of
The First Stone,winner of the Ann Connor Brimer
Award and the White Pine Award. His first novel,Of Things
Not Seen, also won the Ann Connor Brimer Award and
theCanadian Authors Association Lilla Stirling Award. Stranger
at Bay, hissecond novel, was shortlisted for several major
awards. Don Aker has worked as ateacher for over 20 years and lives
in Nova Scotia with his family.