Adventures in Solitude

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Adventures in Solitude:
What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
Adventures in Solitude book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Grant Lawrence
Country Canada
Subject Romantic comedy
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher Harbour Publishing
Publication date
October 1, 2010
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 286 pp.
ISBN ISBN 9781550175141

Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Grant Lawrence, first published in October 2010 by Harbour Publishing. In the book, the author chronicles his upbringing, focusing on annual summer vacations spent on a land parcel his father had purchased in the 1970s on British Columbia's Desolation Sound.[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Adventures in Solitude received the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award in April 2011, for the "best book published in British Columbia in the previous calendar year."[2] The book was also shortlisted for the 2011's Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction and for the 2011 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodreads, Adventures in SolitudeBook review, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  2. ^ a b North Shore News, April 26, 2011, Grant Lawrence wins BC Book Prize for Adventures in Solitude, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  3. ^ Faculty of Arts, September 1, 2011, Shortlist announced for the 2011 Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/23/2012

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