Angie Abdou

About the Author

Author Angie AbdouAngie Abdou is a Canadian author who has published seven books, including The Bone Cage (a CBC Canada Reads finalist in 2011, defended by NHL star Georges Laraque). Chatelaine magazine named Angie’s most recent novel, In Case I Go, one of the most-riveting mysteries of 2017, and The Vancouver Sun called it a “spectacularly successful” novel.  It was a finalist for the Banff Mountain Book Award, in the fiction and poetry category.  With her seventh book, Abdou turns her attention to nonfiction.  Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom chronicles the year in the life of a busy sport family.  A starred review in Booklist calls Home Ice a first-rate memoir, a fine example of narrative nonfiction, and a must-read for for parents with youngsters in organized sport. Angie is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Athabasca University.

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