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Emma Donoghue at Okanagan College

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If the plot sounds somewhat familiar, there are resemblances to the true story of the Austrian man who imprisoned his daughter in his basement for more than two decades.</p> <p style='>Admission to hear Donoghue is free, but space is limited and seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.</p> <!--EndFragment--></div> </div> <div class="newsstory"> <table> <tr><td> </td></tr> <tr><td> </td></tr> <tr><td> </td></tr> <tr><td></td></tr></table> </div> <div class="contentfooter"> <div class="readmore"><a href="/contactus/news-tips.php">Send News Tip</a> </div> <div class="readmore"><a href="/contactus/report_typo.php?story=61144" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Report Typo</a> </div> <div class="storycomments"><a href="https://forums.castanet.net/">Discuss in Forums</a></div> <div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style addthis_20x20_style storyshare" addthis:url="http://www.castanet.net/news/Campus-Life/61144/Emma-Donoghue-at-Okanagan-College" addthis:title="Emma Donoghue at Okanagan College - Campus Life" addthis:description="<meta style=' name=Title content= />" style="display:inline-block;height:20px"> <a class="addthis_button_email"></a> <a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a> <a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a> <a class="addthis_button_linkedin"></a> <a class="addthis_button_compact"></a> <a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a> </div> </div> <div class="crow"></div> <div class="crow"></div> <br/> <br/> <a href="/news/Campus-Life/" id="newsarchive">More Campus Life articles</a><br/><br/> </div> <div id="rnews"> <div style="width:300px;height:250px;border-radius:7px;overflow:hidden"><a href="http://www.castanet.net/cgi-bin2/stats/clickcounter.cgi?id=147771&cid=191297&region=747" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://x.castanet.net/TheBridgeYouthFamilyServices/19-09/display/TheBridge-YouthRecovery-MR1b.gif" height="250" width="300" border="0" alt="147771"/></a></div><div class="quicklinks" id="related"> <span class="qlheader">Related Links</span> <a class="ql-related-links" href="http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/">Okanagan College</a><br/> <a class="ql-related-links" href="http://ok.ubc.ca/welcome.html">UBC Okanagan</a><br/> <a class="ql-related-links" href="http://ok.ubc.ca/live.html">UBCO TimCam</a><br/> <a class="ql-related-links" href="https://classifieds.castanet.net/cat/text_books2/">Text books for sale</a><br/> </div> <div style="clear:both;"> </div> <div style="width:300px;height:250px;border-radius:7px;overflow:hidden"><a href="http://www.castanet.net/cgi-bin2/stats/clickcounter.cgi?id=146707&cid=189341&region=748" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://x.castanet.net/YMCA-YWCA/19-09/display/YMCA-FaceTime-MR1b.gif" height="250" width="300" border="0" alt="146707"/></a></div><br/> <br/> <div class="columnistdisclaimer"> <i>The views expressed are strictly those of the author and not necessarily those of Castanet. 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