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Winner of 2005 First Novel Award announced by and Books in Canada.


The 2005 First Novel Award has been presented to Joseph Boyden by and Books in Canada for his book entitled Three Day Road.

The First Novel Award, which offers a prize of CAD7,500, recognises achievement by first-time Canadian novelists.

Boyden, a teacher of writing at the University of New Orleans, was selected to receive the award from a group of six finalists, all of whom had their first novels published in the year 2005.

Other shortlisted authors for the award were Howard Akler for The City Man, Brenda Brooks for Gotta Find Me an Angel, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer for The Nettle Spinner, Anne Giardini for The Sad Truth About Happiness and B. Glen Rotchin for The Rent Collector. said that the five finalists were presented with gift certificates for CAD750.
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Title Annotation:Joseph Boyden's Three Day Road
Publication:M2 Best Books
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Date:Oct 12, 2006
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