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Sep 21, 2010
| ISBN 9780771094392
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The great Canadian novel of the Second World War in Italy, winner of the 1958 Governor General’s AwardLieutenant John Adam, recovering from wounds sustained in the Italian campaign of 1943, faces a terrible dilemma when he finds that one his men, a volunteer, is to be executed, shot by his comrades.
Born in Montreal in 1917, Colin McDougall went immediately into the Canadian Army after graduating from McGill University in 1940. He returned to McGill where he become the university’s secretary-general. Execution was his only book. Colin McDougall died in 1984.
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