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Having Faith in the Polar Girls' Prison, by Cathleen With

Book reviewer Suzanne Hancock looks at Cathleen With's award-winning novel, Having Faith in the Polar Girls' Prison.

The story of  a teenage mother in a youth detention centre in Canada's Far North, With's novel unsentimentally unravels Trista's difficult past and looks forward to a possible hopeful future for her and her young daughter. (Publisher: Penguin Group Canada)

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