Caught

February 4, 2014|
Caught by Lisa Moore
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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.

Now available in paperback, internationally acclaimed author Lisa Moore offers us a remarkable novel about a man who escapes from prison to embark upon one of the most ambitious pot-smuggling adventures ever attempted.

It''s June, 1978, and David Slaney can be sure of only one thing. He can''t get caught; not this time. He''s escaped from prison and has got to make good on the heist that went wrong, win back the woman he loves, and make a big enough profit to buy himself a new life. First, though, he must get himself across a vast country full of watchful eyes, booby traps, and friends who might be foes.

Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and worse seas, love, lust, undercover agents, the collusion of governments, 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 exuberant, relentlessly suspenseful, and utterly unique - an adventure novel the way only Lisa Moore could write it.

Lisa Moore is the acclaimed author of the novels Caught, February, and Alligator. Caught was a finalist for the Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize and is now a major CBC television series starring Allan Hawco. February won CBC''s Canada Reads competition, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and wa...
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Title:CaughtFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:328 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.78 inShipping dimensions:328 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.78 inPublished:4 février 2014Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770894535

ISBN - 13:9781770894532

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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