Andre Alexis

André Alexis was born in Trinidad in 1957 and grew up in Canada. Despair was published in Canada in 1994 and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize. Alexis lives in Toronto.


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Childhood

Andre Alexis
Holt Paperbacks

Now in paperback, the winner of the Chapters/Best First Novel in Canada Award and the corecipient (with Alice Munro) of Canada's prestigious Trillium...


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Despair

Andre Alexis
Henry Holt and Co.

The publication of André Alexis's award-winning first novel, Childhood, in 1998, marked the United States debut of one of Canada's most gifted young...


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