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Anne Michaels


Anne Michaels is the author of three highly acclaimed poetry collections: The Weight of Oranges (1986), which won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas; Miner’s Pond (1991), which received the Canadian Authors Association Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award and the Trillium Award (these two volumes were published in a single-volume edition in 1997); and Skin Divers (1999).

Fugitive Pieces (1996) is Anne Michaels' multi-award-winning, internationally bestselling first novel. In Canada, it was #1, and on the national bestseller list for more than two years. The literary prizes the novel has garnered to date are: In Canada, the Chapters/Books...

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Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels
Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein

Hardcover | 128 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry - Women Authors; Art - Subjects & Themes - Portraits
978-0-7710-5651-2 (0-7710-5651-6)

October 29, 2013 | $35.00

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Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels, Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771056512
Our Price: $35.00
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Renowned novelist and poet Anne Michaels and acclaimed artist and writer Bernice Eisenstein have created a rare and uniquely produced book that is already causing a stir internationally.

Two vibrant artistic minds and hearts have come together in this specially formatted book whose two sides interact in a fascinating and continuing conversation...

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Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels
Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein

eBook | 128 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry - Women Authors; Art - Subjects & Themes - Portraits
978-0-7710-5658-1 (0-7710-5658-3)

October 22, 2013 | $18.99

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Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels, Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771056581
Our Price: $18.99


Renowned novelist and poet Anne Michaels and acclaimed artist and writer Bernice Eisenstein have created a rare and uniquely produced book that is already causing a stir internationally.

Two vibrant artistic minds and hearts have come together in this specially formatted book whose two sides interact in a fascinating and continuing conversation...

Also available as a hardcover.

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 352 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-5911-7 (0-7710-5911-6)

March 29, 2011 | $17.99

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771059117
Our Price: $17.99
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The long-awaited novel by the internationally celebrated author of Fugitive Pieces, the debut novel that catapulted Anne Michaels into the forefront of literary superstars.

“The future casts its shadow on the past. In this way, first gestures contain everything . . .”

Anne Michaels’s first work of fiction in more than a...

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

eBook | pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction; Fiction - Historical
978-1-55199-391-1 (1-55199-391-0)

April 23, 2010 | $13.99

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993911
Our Price: $13.99


Anne Michaels’ spellbinding début novel has quickly become one of the most beloved and talked-about books of the decade. As a young boy during the Second World War, Jakob Beer is rescued from the mud in Poland by an unlikely saviour, the scientist Athos Roussos, and he is taken to Greece...

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 352 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-5909-4 (0-7710-5909-4)

March 16, 2010 | $22.00

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771059094
Our Price: $22.00
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The long-awaited novel by the internationally celebrated author of Fugitive Pieces, the debut novel that catapulted Anne Michaels into the forefront of literary superstars.

“The future casts its shadow on the past. In this way, first gestures contain everything . . .”

Anne Michaels’s first work of fiction in more than a...

Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

eBook | 324 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-1-55199-338-6 (1-55199-338-4)

April 16, 2009 | $12.99

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The Winter Vault
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993386
Our Price: $12.99


The long-awaited novel by the internationally celebrated author of Fugitive Pieces, the debut novel that catapulted Anne Michaels into the forefront of literary superstars.

“The future casts its shadow on the past. In this way, first gestures contain everything . . .”

Anne Michaels’s first work of fiction in more than a...

Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 312 pages | Emblem Editions | Fiction - Literary; Fiction; Fiction - Historical
978-0-7710-5882-0 (0-7710-5882-9)

March 3, 2009 | $19.99

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771058820
Our Price: $19.99
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Anne Michaels’ spellbinding début novel has quickly become one of the most beloved and talked-about books of the decade. As a young boy during the Second World War, Jakob Beer is rescued from the mud in Poland by an unlikely saviour, the scientist Athos Roussos, and he is taken to Greece...

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

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Skin Divers
Written by Anne Michaels

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-1-55199-217-4 (1-55199-217-5)

February 24, 2009 | $13.99

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Skin Divers
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992174
Our Price: $13.99


Skin Divers is award-winning writer Anne Michaels’ dazzling third book of poems. These poems develop the concern with love, transience, and memory evident in her earlier work, and at the same time signal a definitive turning point towards a new thematic landscape.

Michaels is a writer whose thoughts take shape in sensuous...

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The Sacrifice
Written by Adele Wiseman
Afterword by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 432 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction
978-0-7710-9667-9 (0-7710-9667-4)

December 1, 2008 | $21.95

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The Sacrifice
Written by Adele Wiseman, Afterword by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771096679
Our Price: $21.95
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The Sacrifice is a haunting depiction of one family and its often tragic attempts to come to terms with a new life in a new country. It is a moving, almost biblical story of a father possessed by his hope for his only son; of a son who rebels against his...

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Skin Divers
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 80 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry - Canadian; Poetry
978-0-7710-5907-0 (0-7710-5907-8)

September 4, 2007 | $17.99

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Skin Divers
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771059070
Our Price: $17.99
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Skin Divers is award-winning writer Anne Michaels’ dazzling third book of poems. These poems develop the concern with love, transience, and memory evident in her earlier work, and at the same time signal a definitive turning point towards a new thematic landscape.

Michaels is a writer whose thoughts take shape in sensuous...

Also available as an eBook.

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The Sacrifice
Written by Adele Wiseman
Afterword by Anne Michaels

Paperback | 392 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary
978-0-7710-3472-5 (0-7710-3472-5)

June 5, 2001 | $12.95

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The Sacrifice
Written by Adele Wiseman, Afterword by Anne Michaels

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771034725
Our Price: $12.95
   Quantity: 1 


The Sacrifice is a haunting depiction of one family and its often tragic attempts to come to terms with a new life in a new country. It is a moving, almost biblical story of a father possessed by his hope for his only son; of a son who rebels against his...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 312 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction; Fiction - Historical
978-0-7710-5885-1 (0-7710-5885-3)

January 30, 1999 | $21.00

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771058851
Our Price: $21.00
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Anne Michaels’ spellbinding début novel has quickly become one of the most beloved and talked-about books of the decade. As a young boy during the Second World War, Jakob Beer is rescued from the mud in Poland by an unlikely saviour, the scientist Athos Roussos, and he is taken to Greece...

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

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The Weight of Oranges/Miner's Pond
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 132 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Poetry
978-0-7710-5878-3 (0-7710-5878-0)

April 5, 1997 | $18.99

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The Weight of Oranges/Miner's Pond
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771058783
Our Price: $18.99
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Prior to her stunning début novel, Fugitive Pieces, Anne Michaels had already won prizes and acclaim for her two poetry collections. The Weight of Oranges and Miners Pond are now brought back into print in this one-volume collector’s edition.

Published in 1986, The Weight of Oranges created a sensation, garnering the kind...


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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Trade Paperback | 304 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Literary; Fiction; Fiction - Historical
978-0-7710-5883-7 (0-7710-5883-7)

May 11, 1996 | $19.99

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Fugitive Pieces
Written by Anne Michaels

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771058837
Our Price: $19.99
   Quantity: 1 


Anne Michaels’ spellbinding début novel has quickly become one of the most beloved and talked-about books of the decade. As a young boy during the Second World War, Jakob Beer is rescued from the mud in Poland by an unlikely saviour, the scientist Athos Roussos, and he is taken to Greece...

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