The Riverbones

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The Riverbones:
Stumbling After Eden in the Jungles of Suriname
The Riverbones book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Andrew Westoll
Country Canada
Subject Civil strife
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher McClelland & Stewart
Publication date
October 28, 2008
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 365 pp.
ISBN ISBN 9780771088759

The Riverbones: Stumbling After Eden in the Jungles of Suriname is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Andrew Westoll, first published in October 2008 by McClelland & Stewart. In the book, the author chronicles civil strife in Suriname. Westoll describes the modern struggles for human rights, ecological preservation, and the economic needs of the Suriname people. The Riverbones is called "a spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder".[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

The Riverbones received shortlist recognition for the 2009 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Goodreads, The Riverbones, Book review, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  2. ^ The University Of Queensland Press, The Riverbones, Home - Non-Fiction, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  3. ^ Faculty of Arts, October 30, 2009, Shortlist announced for the 2009 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/23/2012

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