GUELPH NOVELIST TAKES TOP LITERARY PRIZE

Feb 22, 2014

By Bob Komsic

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Thomas King has won this year’s $40,000 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction for his book “The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America”.

It’s published by Doubleday Canada.

Jury members called it a ”wry, iconoclastic and important book that challenges us to think differently about both the past and the future”.

The 70-year old King is a two-time Governor General’s Award nominee .

In its 10th year, the B.C. non-fiction prize is presented by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation.

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