Marie Jakober





Marie Jakober

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Marie Jakober is an award-winning Canadian novelist.

Based in Calgary, Alberta, Jakober writes historical fiction and fantasy. Sandinista: A Novel of Nicaragua (1985) won the Writer's Guild of Alberta Novel Award in 1985. She received the 2002 Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for her novel Only Call Us Faithful (2002).[1]

Her second Civil War novel, Sons of Liberty, won the Georges Bugnet Award for Novel at the Alberta Book Awards in 2006.


Average rating: 3.62 · 182 ratings · 34 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Black Chalice
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Only Call Us Faithful: A No...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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The Halifax Connection
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Even the Stones
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The Demon Left Behind
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Sons of Liberty
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Sandinista
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A People In Arms
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Mind Gods
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High Kamilan: A Novel
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“There is a history that really happened, but none of us will ever know exactly what it was. The other one, the one we think we know, is made by us, and we remake it every time we look at it.”
Marie Jakober, Only Call Us Faithful: A Novel of the Union Underground

“The South was a special place, a chosen people, the best of all possible worlds.”
Marie Jakober, Only Call Us Faithful: A Novel of the Union Underground

“We fashion our destinies with our own hands, by deed or by default, one decade, one year, one hour at a time.”
Marie Jakober, Only Call Us Faithful: A Novel of the Union Underground

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