Mark Anthony Jarman


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Mark Anthony Jarman is the author of Knife Party at the Hotel Europa, My White Planet, 19 Knives, New Orleans Is Sinking, Dancing Nightly in the Tavern, and the travel book Ireland’s Eye. His novel, Salvage King Ya!, is on Amazon.ca’s list of 50 Essential Canadian Books and is the number one book on Amazon’s list of best hockey fiction.

He has won a Gold National Magazine Award in nonfiction, has twice won the Maclean-Hunter Endowment Award, won the Jack Hodgins Fiction Prize, and has been included in The Journey Prize Anthology and Best Canadian Stories and short-listed for the O. Henry Prize and Best American Essays.

He has published in Walrus, Canadian Geographic, Hobart, The Barcelona Review, Vrij Nederland, and reviews for The Globe &am
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Average rating: 3.92 · 207 ratings · 34 reviews · 23 distinct works
Knife Party at the Hotel Eu...

3.78 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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19 Knives

4.28 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Salvage King, YA!: A Herky-...

3.65 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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My White Planet: Stories

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Dancing Nightly in the Tavern

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Ireland's Eye

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New Orleans Is Sinking

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Killing The Swan

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Ounce of Cure: Alcohol in t...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1992
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“You're born thinking you're the centre of things, and they chip away at that until you expire muttering If I knew then, or some nonsense in an empty rooming house.”
Mark Anthony Jarman, Salvage King, YA!: A Herky-Jerky Picaresque

“It's way too easy to get used to losing, it does something small to you.”
Mark Anthony Jarman, Salvage King, YA!: A Herky-Jerky Picaresque

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