Todd Babiak

Todd Babiak

Todd Babiak is an author, journalist and screenwriter. His first novel, Choke Hold (Turnstone Press), won the Henry Kreisel Award for best first book and was a finalist for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.

His second novel, The Garneau Block (McClelland and Stewart), was longlisted for the Giller Prize and won the City of Edmonton Book Prize. His screenplay, The Great One, won a Praxis Screenwriting Fellowship.

He was a columnist for the Edmonton Journal for many years, and now runs a story-making company named StoryEngine. His most recent novel is Toby: A Man (Harper Collins). Todd lives and writes in Edmonton.

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Choke Hold

After a seven-year absence, the prodigal son Jeremy Little comes home to the small Alberta town of Seymour, where a teenage trauma has shaped his outlook on life. Choke Hold is an original, quirky novel that follows the life of a young man who feels torn between the need to defend himself and the desire to stop fighting.

ISBN 9780888012456
Base price with tax $18.95
Sales price $18.95
Sales price without tax $18.95
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Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.

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