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Leo Brent Robillard

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Leo Brent Robillard is an award-winning author and educator. His novels include Leaving Wyoming, which was listed in Bartley's Top Five in the Globe and Mail for best first fiction of 2005; Houdini's Shadow, which was translated into Spanish; and Drift which was long-listed for Canada's Relit Award. His most recent novel is The Road To Atlantis, released in September 2015. Robillard's work has also appeared in magazines and journals at home and abroad, including Arc, CV2, The Fiddlehead, Grain, Prairie Fire, Queen's Quarterly, and Verge. In 2011, he received the Premier's Award for Teacher of the Year in the province of Ontario.

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Leo Brent Robillard The idea for The Road to Atlantis arose after a harrowing personal experience on a beach in New Jersey.
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The Road to Atlantis

3.71 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2015
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Drift

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2011
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Leaving Wyoming

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Houdini's Shadow

4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2006
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La Sombra de Houdini

2.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2008
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The Prodigal Son

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Quill & Quire says "This novel packs more emotional wallop than many books twice or three times its length, which is a testament to Robillard's surgically precise prose...This makes The Road to Atlantis a welcome rarity: a multi-generational family saga that zips along at the pace of a thriller." Read more of this blog post »
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