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A moment to revisit our Canadian values - The Globe and Mail
Contributed to The Globe and Mail
Published Saturday, Sep. 05, 2015
Lawrence_Hill  values  civics  Canadian  Syria  immigration_policies 
september 2015 by jerryking Why The Book of Negroes matters
March 13, 2009|Globe and Mail | DONNA BAILEY NURSE
Lawrence Hill's irrepressible curiosity and daunting intellect compel
him constantly to ask “what if?” His astonishing The Book of Negroes,
champion of this year's literary love-in, Canada Reads, began with a big
“what if?” . The Atlantic slave trade.Aspects of Hill's previous novels
– Some Great Thing and Any Known Blood – recall Langston Hughes's
humorous stories of black everyman Jesse B. Semple.
book_reviews  History  travel  African_Canadians  slavery  DonnaBaileyNurse  fiction  Lawrence_Hill  questions  curiosity 
march 2009 by jerryking

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