LSRedStarcovWe’re proud to announce Sonja Larsen‘s RED STAR TATTOO has been named a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction!
This annual prize recognizes the best in Canadian non-fiction, the winner will be revealed on November 2nd, 2016.
RED STAR TATTOO explores the seductions and dangers of extremism, and asks what it takes to survive a childhood scarred by loss, abuse and the sometimes violent struggle for belonging.
Larsen2014BW“The amount of freedom Larsen experienced as a child is truly mind-blowing. …I picked up the book in an afternoon and—each page turned in steady anticipation—did not put it down until I was finished.”
—The Globe and Mail
“An eloquent, stranger-than-fiction memoir … thoughtful and poignant.” —Toronto Star
“A triumphant affirmation of the story teller’s art.” —The National Post
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