Sacré Blues

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Sacré Blues:
An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec
Sacré Blues book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Taras Grescoe
Country Canada
Subject Quebec
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher Macfarlane Walter & Ross
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 328 pp.
ISBN 9781551990811

Sacré Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Taras Grescoe, first published in 2000 by Macfarlane Walter & Ross. In the book, the author narrates his candid recollections of moving to Quebec in 1996. in describing "the rituals, eccentricities and customs of his new home", Kathryn Wardropper, award administrator for the Edna Staebler Award said, "It may infuriate some, but it is a landmark book that portrays the challenges and opportunities for modern Quebec."[2][3]

Awards and honours[edit]

Sacré Blues received the 2001 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Goodreads, Sacré Blues, Book review, Retrieved 11/26/2012
  2. ^ a b Faculty of Arts, 2001, Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Previous winners, Taras Grescoe, Retrieved 11/26/2012
  3. ^ Viswanathan, Padma, Sacré Blues, Quill & Quire, book review, Retrieved 11/26/2012

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