Two Armenian sisters write to each other in the year leading up to the deportations.  A young Ukrainian mother embroiders her life story as famine threatens.  A boy travels to Hong Kong by train while the Japanese march towards his hometown of Nanjing.  A Jewish girl from Paris collects words and falls in love as she hides in a mountain village in 1942.  A Cambodian refugee recalls his childhood in his home country and his new life in Canada on a makeshift stage.  A Rwandan family prepares to emigrate to Canada days before President Habyarimana’s plane is shot down.

The Light That Remains, published by Enfield & Wizenty, was released on April 1, 2016.

You can order it from these booksellers:

Books on Beechwood (Ottawa, Ontario)

Novel Idea (Kingston, Ontario)

Perfect Books (Ottawa, Ontario)

McNally Robinson