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Halifax Cafe: British Columbia and Cargo Ship

halifax cafe: John's, N.L., writer screamed when she got the news she is one of 15 authors vying to be one of five in the CBC Radio book debate, according to The Chronicle Herald. I feel honoured to be in this august company. The St. To be longlisted so quickly is unbelievable, says Bala, whose novel was published in early January in both Canada and the United States. In the fall of 2010 the MV Sun Sea, a cargo ship carrying almost 500 Tamils from war-torn Sri Lanka, arrived in British Columbia. Bala expresses another emotion as she talks rapidly and excitedly at a Halifax cafe about her compelling, fast-paced tale based on a true story. ( As reported in the news.