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ABOUT FIVE WIVES

In the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible comes a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on shocking real-life events. Five Wives is published by HarperCollins Canada. In stores now.

“What a wonderful book! . . . a gorgeous, nuanced retelling.” —Alison Pick

“…a brave, important, utterly absorbing novel.” —Barbara Gowdy

“A beauty of a story.” —David Bergen

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A fourth novel from Joan Thomas, whose acclaimed fiction has been nominated for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, and the International Dublin Literary Award. Joan is a recipient of the Writers Trust of Canada Engel-Findley Award. She lives in Winnipeg.

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FIVE WIVES

THE OPENING SKY

CURIOSITY

READING BY LIGHTNING