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Yellowknife: A Novel

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The time is 1998. The Millennium looms. Yellowknife, capital of one-third of Canada andhome to beasts and bureaucrats, is about to become a player in the world diamond market.

People come here for the damndest of reasons. Something to do with the North Pole, maybe. It attracts them, I think. Like, there's metal filings in their heads or something.

A penniless drifter, a bus
Paperback, 287 pages
Published 2007 by Res Telluris
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In the first flush of hot summer weather, I have a perverse tradition of inaugurating the season by reading a book with an extreme cold-weather setting. Last year it was Robert Goolrick's A Reliable Wife , which opens in a Wisconsin blizzard. This year, seeing that I had the hot Hawaiian beach to look forward to, I knew just what to pack: Steve Zipp's Yellowknife, which takes place in the Canadian far north.

Actually, it's a bit of an understatement to say that it "takes place" there. Yellowknif
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