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Stephen R. Bown Named Finalist for BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Stephen R. Bown Named Finalist for BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

November 2017

Congratulations to Stephen R. Bown, author of Island of the Blue Foxes, who has been selected as a finalist for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction!

Island of the Blue Foxes tells the story of the Great Northern Expedition, an epic tale of shipwreck and survival from the Age of Sail. Lasting nearly ten years and spanning three continents, its geographical, cartographical and natural history accomplishments are on par with James Cook's famous voyages, the scientific circumnavigations of Alessandro Malaspina and Louis Antoine de Bougainville, and Lewis and Clark's cross-continental trek.

Stephen R. Bown is the author of many critically acclaimed titles, including The Last Viking and award-winning White Eskimo.

The BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction honours fine Canadian writing in the field of non-fiction to celebrate a genre that stimulates our national conversation and shares knowledge about the complex world in which we live. The award winner will be announced in early 2018.

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