Mimosa

By (author): Bill Schermbrucker

An authentic recreation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent background of colonial Africa. Schermbrucker’s enigmatic prose creates a sweeping historical saga from Cairo to the Cape.

Mimosa is Bill Schermbrucker’s second published work of fiction. His first book Chameleon was published by Talonbooks to high critical acclaim.

AUTHOR

Bill Schermbrucker

Motortherapy (1993) is the third work of fiction from Bill Schermbrucker, a writer who has come into his prime. Born and raised in Africa, he now lives in North Vancouver, B.C. where he teaches English at Capilano College. He has been an editor of The Capilano Review, and is the author of Chameleon and Other Stories (1983). His novel, Mimosa (1988), won the Ethel Wilson Prize for Fiction at the 1988 BC Book Prizes.

Awards

  • BC Book Prize: Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize 1989, Winner
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    An authentic recreation of an extraordinary life set against the turbulent background of colonial Africa. Schermbrucker’s enigmatic prose creates a sweeping historical saga from Cairo to the Cape.

    Mimosa is Bill Schermbrucker’s second published work of fiction. His first book Chameleon was published by Talonbooks to high critical acclaim.

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    Dimensions:

    320 Pages
    9in * 229mm * 6in * 152mm * 0.9375in24mm
    610gr
    21.625oz

    Published:

    January 01, 1988

    City of Publication:

    Vancouver

    Country of Publication:

    CA

    Publisher:

    Talonbooks

    ISBN:

    9780889222540

    Book Subjects:

    FICTION / Literary

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    Language:

    eng

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