Books published by Patrick Crean Editions

A Number of Things

Patrick Crean Editions | October 10, 2017 | 248 pages
National bestseller From one of our nation’s most beloved and iconic authors comes a lyrical 150th birthday gift to Canada Award-winning author Jane Urquhart explores fifty Canadian objects that tell us who we are in a way never before done.  More Info

Dead Reckoning

Patrick Crean Editions | September 26, 2017 | 448 pages
With this book—his most ambitious yet—Ken McGoogan delivers a vivid, comprehensive recasting of Arctic-exploration history. Dead Reckoning challenges the conventional narrative, which emerged out of Victorian England and focused almost exclusively on Royal Navy officers. By integrating... More Info
$22.99

The Dictator

Patrick Crean Editions | May 9, 2017 | 320 pages
From the author of The Bird Factory, a new novel about an estranged father and son forced together under the same roof—one losing his grip on reality and the other discovering a secret past that he may never fully understand. Aaron, unhappy in middle age, must deal with the reverberations of the... More Info
$33.99

Little Sister

Patrick Crean Editions | April 18, 2017 | 312 pages
The farthest place you can go is closer than you can imagine. Rose is a sensible woman, thirty-four years old. Together with her widowed mother, Fiona, she runs a small repertory cinema in a big city. Fiona is in the early stages of dementia and is beginning to make painful references to Rose’s... More Info

A Number of Things

Patrick Crean Editions | October 11, 2016 | 248 pages
From one of our nation’s most beloved and iconic authors comes a lyrical 150th birthday gift to Canada. Jane Urquhart chooses 50 Canadian objects and weaves a rich and surprising narrative that speaks to our collective experience as a nation. Each object is beautifully illustrated by the noted... More Info

I Carried You Home

Patrick Crean Editions | April 26, 2016 | 256 pages
A poignant, lyrical story about a boy’s love for his grieving mother and his determination to bring her back from despair, I Carried You Home is a novel about coming of age through the experience of loss and a return to life. A single mother of two teenage boys locks herself away in grief over... More Info

A Good Death

Patrick Crean Editions | April 26, 2016 | 256 pages
We can’t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults, suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions, will have the right to ask for a doctor’s help in ending their lives. That much is... More Info

The Killing Game

Patrick Crean Editions | March 8, 2016 | 288 pages
On January 21, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a 23-year-old university drop-out from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani. A few weeks before, Maguire had starred in a YouTube video threatening Canada for... More Info