And They Danced by the Light of the Moon

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Coach House Books, Jul 3, 2012 - Fiction - 16 pages
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'There are some people who know when they are in love, and there are some people who don't. Jules was the type of person who know when he was in love. Manon was the type of person who did not.'

Heather O'Neill revisits her award-winning novel Lullabies for Little Criminals with a trip back in time to Val des Loups, the town Jules was born in, and where he met Baby's mother, Manon. This story first appeared in the July/August 2012 issue of The Walrus magazine.

Lullabies for Little Criminals was the winner of CBC Canada Reads 2007, the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction 2007, and shortlisted for multiple prizes, including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Governor General's Award.

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About the author (2012)

Heather O'Neill is a Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist. She was born in Montreal, Quebec. O'Neill published her debut novel, Lullabies for Little Criminals, in 2006. The novel was then selected for the 2007 edition of Canada Reads. The book also won the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and was shortlisted for eight other major awards, including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Governor General's Award and was longlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. O'Neill was educated at Dawson College and McGill University. She has also written for The New York Times Magazine, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, and The Toronto Star.

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