Any Known Blood: A Novel

October 18, 2011|
Any Known Blood: A Novel by Lawrence Hill
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Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speechwriter, until he''s fired for sabotaging the minister''s speech. It seems the perfect time for Langston, the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, to embark on a quest to discover his family''s past -- and his own sense of self.

Any Known Blood follows five generations of an African-Canadian-American family in a compelling story that slips effortlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario -- once a final stop on the Underground Railroad. Elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, it is an engrossing tale about one man''s attempt to find himself through unearthing and giving voice to those who came before him.

LAWRENCE HILL is the author of several novels and works of non-fiction, including the nationally bestsellingThe Book of Negroes,Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in CanadaandSome Great Thing. He also co-authored, with Joshua Key,The Deserter’s Tale: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier Who Walked Away from the War in...
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Title:Any Known Blood: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:560 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.26 in
Shipping dimensions:560 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.26 in
Published:October 18, 2011
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443409100

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