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Elizabeth Hay


Elizabeth Hay’s latest novel, Late Nights on Air, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize and has been an enormous national bestseller. Her other works include A Student of Weather (finalist for The Giller Prize and the Ottawa Book Award), Garbo Laughs (winner of the Ottawa Book Award and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award) and Small Change (stories). In 2002, she received the prestigious Marian Engel Award. Elizabeth Hay lives in Ottawa.

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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 320 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - International Mystery & Crime
978-0-7710-3797-9 (0-7710-3797-X)

April 10, 2012 | $22.00

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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771037979
Our Price: $22.00
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Elizabeth Hay's highly acclaimed, national bestseller now in a deluxe paperback edition.
 
Hay's runaway bestseller novel crosses generations and cuts to the bone of universal truth about love and our relationship with the past. In 1930, a school principal in Saskatchewan is suspected of abusing a student. Seven years later, on the...



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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Hardcover | 320 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - International Mystery & Crime
978-0-7710-3794-8 (0-7710-3794-5)

April 26, 2011 | $29.99

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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771037948
Our Price: $29.99
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In a small prairie school in 1929, Connie Flood helps a backward student, Michael Graves, learn how to read. Observing them and darkening their lives is the principal, Parley Burns, whose strange behaviour culminates in an attack so disturbing its repercussions continue to the present day.

Connie’s niece, Anne, tells the story...



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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - International Mystery & Crime
978-0-7710-3799-3 (0-7710-3799-6)

April 26, 2011 | $12.99

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Alone in the Classroom
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771037993
Our Price: $12.99


In a small prairie school in 1929, Connie Flood helps a backward student, Michael Graves, learn how to read. Observing them and darkening their lives is the principal, Parley Burns, whose strange behaviour culminates in an attack so disturbing its repercussions continue to the present day.

Connie’s niece, Anne, tells the story...



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Garbo Laughs
Written by Elizabeth Hay

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction; Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Humorous
978-1-55199-432-1 (1-55199-432-1)

August 27, 2010 | $9.99

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Garbo Laughs
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994321
Our Price: $9.99


A Globe and Mail Notable Book of the Year
A Quill & Quire Top Five Canadian Fiction Book of the Year
A Maclean’s Top Ten Book of the Year


Elizabeth Hay’s runaway national bestseller is a funny, sad-eyed, deliciously entertaining novel about a woman caught in a tug of war between real...

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Small Change
Written by Elizabeth Hay

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction
978-1-55199-434-5 (1-55199-434-8)

August 27, 2010 | $13.99

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Small Change
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994345
Our Price: $13.99


These twenty superbly crafted linked stories navigate the difficult realm of friendship, charting its beginnings and ends, its intimacies and betrayals, its joys and humiliations. A mother learns something of the nature of love from watching her young daughter as she falls in and out of favour with a neighbourhood girl...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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A Student of Weather
Written by Elizabeth Hay

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical; Fiction
978-1-55199-433-8 (1-55199-433-X)

August 27, 2010 | $12.99

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A Student of Weather
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994338
Our Price: $12.99


From some accidents of love and weather we never quite recover. At the worst of the Prairie dust bowl of the 1930s, a young man appears out of a blizzard and forever alters the lives of two sisters. There is the beautiful, fastidious Lucinda, and the tricky and tenacious Norma Joyce...

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-1-55199-431-4 (1-55199-431-3)

August 20, 2010 | $9.99

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994314
Our Price: $9.99


The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs.

Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a...

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 376 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-3812-9 (0-7710-3812-7)

March 31, 2009 | $19.99

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771038129
Our Price: $19.99
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The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs.

Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a...

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 376 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-4019-1 (0-7710-4019-9)

April 1, 2008 | $22.00

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771040191
Our Price: $22.00
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The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs.

Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a...

Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Hardcover | 376 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-3811-2 (0-7710-3811-9)

September 18, 2007 | $32.99

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Late Nights on Air
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771038112
Our Price: $32.99
   Quantity: 1 


The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs.

Harry Boyd, a hard-bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television, has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North. There, in Yellowknife, in the summer of 1975, he falls in love with a...

Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

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Garbo Laughs
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 384 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction; Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Humorous
978-0-7710-3793-1 (0-7710-3793-7)

September 7, 2004 | $19.99

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Garbo Laughs
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771037931
Our Price: $19.99
   Quantity: 1 


A Globe and Mail Notable Book of the Year
A Quill & Quire Top Five Canadian Fiction Book of the Year
A Maclean’s Top Ten Book of the Year


Elizabeth Hay’s runaway national bestseller is a funny, sad-eyed, deliciously entertaining novel about a woman caught in a tug of war between real...

Also available as an eBook.

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A Student of Weather
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 376 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical; Fiction
978-0-7710-3790-0 (0-7710-3790-2)

February 27, 2001 | $19.99

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A Student of Weather
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771037900
Our Price: $19.99
   Quantity: 1 


From some accidents of love and weather we never quite recover. At the worst of the Prairie dust bowl of the 1930s, a young man appears out of a blizzard and forever alters the lives of two sisters. There is the beautiful, fastidious Lucinda, and the tricky and tenacious Norma Joyce...

Also available as an eBook.

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Small Change
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction
978-0-7710-3791-7 (0-7710-3791-0)

September 30, 2000 | $19.99

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Small Change
Written by Elizabeth Hay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771037917
Our Price: $19.99
   Quantity: 1 


These twenty superbly crafted linked stories navigate the difficult realm of friendship, charting its beginnings and ends, its intimacies and betrayals, its joys and humiliations. A mother learns something of the nature of love from watching her young daughter as she falls in and out of favour with a neighbourhood girl...

Also available as an eBook.