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The Kappa Child

From the award–winning author of Chorus of Mushrooms, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book in the Caribbean and Canadian Region and was co–winner of the Canada Japan Book Award, The Kappa Child is the tale of four Japanese Canadian sisters struggling to escape the bonds of a family and landscape as inhospitable as the sweltering prairie heat.

  • James Tiptree Jr. Memorial Award for Science Fiction
  • Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Nomination
  • Sunburst Award Nomination for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic

Reviews
“A fairy tale that’s well worth the wait. . . .Goto handles her theme with lightness and a sense of compassion that is, sadly, rare in contemporary fiction.”
Alberta Views

“Highly imaginative.”
World Literature Today


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