Any Known Blood

May 31, 2016|
Any Known Blood by Lawrence Hill
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Langston Cane V is thirty-eight, 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 son of a white mother and prominent black father, to embark on a quest for 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. By turns elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, Any Known Blood 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 was born in 1957 in Newmarket, Ontario. He earned a B.A. in economics from Laval University in Quebec City and later an M. A. in writing from Johns Hopkins University. Hill taught undergraduate fiction writing while completing his M.A. at Johns Hopkins, and since graduating has taught creative writing in numerous adult ed...
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Title:Any Known Blood
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:656 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.64 in
Shipping dimensions:656 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.64 in
Published:May 31, 2016
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443450430

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