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Burridge Unbound

(2000)
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After surviving a terrifying ordeal at the hands of terrorists in the South Pacific island of Santa Irene, Bill Burridge returns home to Ottawa and casts himself single-mindedly into building a human-rights organization to stand watch over the world's most troubled areas. Yet, plagued by memories of his incarceration and by the strain of his disintegrating marriage, he is a man struggling to hold his life together. When a democratic revolution stands Santa Irene on a knife-edge between chaos and healing, Burridge reluctantly agrees to serve on a Truth Commission there to investigate past atrocities. Taut, intelligent, and written in the compelling, often sardonic voice of Bill Burridge, Cumyn's gripping novel immerses us in a shadowy world of betrayals and shifting loyalties, and reveals the intricate, rejuvenating bonds of human relationships. Bill Burridge's voice is infectious, his story a remarkable one as the novel builds to its climactic final scenes.

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March 2002 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Burridge Unbound
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
ISBN: 0-7710-2488-6 / 978-0-7710-2488-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2000 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Burridge Unbound
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
ISBN: 0-7710-2486-X / 978-0-7710-2486-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Burridge Unbound
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA