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On the Proper Use of Stars - Fortier, Dominique, and Fischman, Sheila (Translated by)
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A sparkling, inventive debut novel inspired by Sir John Franklin's grand -- but ultimately failed -- quest to discover the Northwest Passage and by his extraordinary wife, Lady Jane. Originally published in Quebec as Du bon usage des etoiles , Dominique Fortier's debut On the Proper Use of Stars is as fresh and imaginative as anything published in recent years. It weaves together the voices of Francis Crozier, Sir John Franklin's second in command, who turns a sceptical eye on the grandiose ambitions and hubris of his ...

On the Proper Use of Stars 2011, Emblem Editions, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780771047657

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On the Proper Use of Stars 2010, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771047626