The Resource 419
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- Will Ferguson
- A chilling thriller from the 2012 winner of the Giller prize. Lives intersect and worlds collide when a Canadian woman becomes entangled in a Nigerian internet scam.
- 'As good a novel about the world in its entirety, from Canada to Nigeria, as I've seen in years, or will likely see in years to come. It stays with you, it makes you think, and it hurts.' Gary Shteyngart, bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story
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- Will Ferguson has hitchhiked the length of Japan, has worked as a professional space-cadet at the Toronto CN Tower and has walked across Northern Ireland in the rain. He has also written 12 books. 419 won the 2012 Giller Prize for fiction.
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- A car tumbles through darkness down a snowy ravine. A woman without a name walks out of a dust storm in Africa. And in the seething heat of Lagos City, a criminal cartel scours the Internet, looking for victims. Lives intersect. Worlds collide. And it all begins with a single email: 'Dear Sir, I am the daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, and I need your help...' At once a chilling thriller about a lonely woman avenging her father's death and an epic portrait of morality and corruption across the globe, Will Ferguson's Giller Prize-winning novel plunges into the labyrinth of lies that is '419', the world's most insidious Internet scam
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