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David Adams Richards
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Born in 1950 in Newcastle, New Brunswick, David Adams Richards was the third of William and Margaret Richards' six children. He found his calling at the age of fourteen, after reading Oliver Twist, and embarked on a life of extraordinary purpose, one which he says didn't help his finances: "Sometimes … I thought it would be better if I were a plumber, but I wouldn't be very good."

At the age of twenty and after finishing his first novel, The Keeping of Gusties, Richards went in search of a community of writers. His quest ended when he met a group of academics... Read More

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God Is.
My Search for Faith in a Secular World
Written by David Adams Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $19.95

In this invaluable contribution to the continuing debate about religious belief, David Adams Richards offers an exhilaratingly fresh perspective and a voice more impassioned, heartfelt, and sometimes furious, than anything written about God by an atheist.

David Adams Richards, one of Canada’s most beloved and celebrated authors, has been wrestling with... Read more >
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God Is.
My Search for Faith in a Secular World
Written by David Adams Richards


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Hockey Dreams

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $19.95

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Hockey Dreams

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Lines on the Water

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $21.00

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Lines on the Water

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor Canada
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Nights Below Station Street

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: eBook
Publisher: Emblem Editions
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Nights Below Station Street

Written by David Adams Richards


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
Publisher: Emblem Editions
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

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