Six Degrees Of Freedom

byNicolas DicknerTranslated byLazer Lederhendler

August 29, 2017|
Six Degrees Of Freedom by Nicolas Dickner
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A funny and fast-paced novel about obsession and adventure, science experiments and parakeets, coding and container ships, Six Degrees of Freedom won the Governor General''s Literary Award in its original French. Nicolas Dickner is a previous winner of Canada Reads for the novel Nikolski.

"Brilliant, beautiful and poetic with moments of pure reading pleasure! You read it with a smile on your lips--it''s a book that makes you happy."
--Anne Michaud, Bernier et Cie, Radio-Canada

Three characters, infinite paths to freedom...
     Lisa is a young woman whose longing for adventure is tethered by the demands of an eccentric mother and a father slowly succumbing to Alzheimer''s. Lisa''s friend Éric is an agoraphobic hacker who becomes independently wealthy before his eighteenth birthday. And Jay is a former computer pirate who''s paying her debt to society, day by stultifying day, working for the RCMP in Montreal. But when Jay learns of the existence of the mysterious shipping container Papa Zulu, she begins a clandestine investigation to discover who made it disappear and what they are trying to hide.
NICOLAS DICKNER is the author of several books in French--the first to be translated into English, Nikolski, sold to a dozen countries and was the winner of Canada Reads 2010. Six Degrees of Freedom won the French-language Governor General''s Literary Award for Fiction in 2015.LAZER LEDERHENDLER''s work as a literary translator has ear...
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Title:Six Degrees Of FreedomFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.3 X 5.7 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.3 X 5.7 X 0.9 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345811186

ISBN - 13:9780345811189

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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