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  summerish, 2005
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ETW TOP 10

1 - GUY GAVRIEL KAY

2 - GEORGE R.R. MARTIN

3 - CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS

4 - CAITLIN SWEET

5 - GIL COURTEMANCHE

6 - LYNN OLSEN & STANLEY CLOUD

7 - BILL CAMERON

8 - ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH

9 - GABOR MATE

10 - DAVID ADAMS RICHARDS

ELIZABETH RUTH - Smoke
Penguin Canada, August 2005

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Smoke, set in the fictional community of Smoke, a small town not to far from Windsor, Ontario,I had never before made an association between Canada and the growing of tobacco. I do not doubt that this is entirely due to my ignorance of rural Canada, which in itself is due to an urban upbringing.