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April 22, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

Above All Things By Tanis Rideout

The People’s Book Prize Spring Collection – today’s highlighted book is:

Above All Things By Tanis Rideout

Published by Penguin Group UK
ISBN 9780241965443
Category Romance/literary
Spring 2013

Synopsis

Above All Things is a heart-wrenchingly romantic historical novel by Tanis Rideout ,based on British mountaineer George Mallory’s fatal attempt to climb Everest, and his wife Ruth, who is left at home, waiting for him to return to her.

Author’s Biography

Tanis Rideout’s work has appeared in numerous publications and been shortlisted for several prizes, including the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for Emerging Writers and the CBC Literary Award. In 2006, she was named the Poet Laureate for Lake Ontario by the environmental advocacy group Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and joined Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip on a tour to promote environmental justice on the lake.

Reviews

Timeless romance, an unflinching love story that touches the very core of the human condition. Rideout leaves readers holding the book close to their chest, knowing that the purpose of life, above all else, is love’ Telegraph

Price: £12.99

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