Wrong Time, Wrong Place

January 1, 1995|
Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Lesley Choyce
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Corey''s told over and over in a hundred different ways where he doesn''t belong. What''s worse, he doesn''t know where he belongs himself: his mother''s black and his father''s white; his mother thinks he should hang out with white kids; his girlfriend dumps him for another guy because he isn''t "black" enough.
So when Corey gets in trouble at his racially-divided high school, he doesn''t know which way to turn. A chance meeting with an old man in a battered pick-up truck changes his life, however. With his experience and help, Corey comes to see the complexity and diversity of the community he lives in, and eventually comes to realize where it is that he really belongs.
Set against the background of Halifax''s rich and long-established black communities, Wrong Time, Wrong Place is the story of one young man''s struggle to know and appreciate his own identity.
LESLEY CHOYCE is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach in Nova Scotia. A former grand champion of the Men''s Open Canadian National Surfing Championships, he surfs on the Atlantic coast year-round, along with running a literary publishing house and teaching English at Dalhousie University. He also has a regular nationally-br...
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Title:Wrong Time, Wrong Place
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:115 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:115 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.5 in
Published:January 1, 1995
Publisher:Formac Publishing Company Limited
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:11
ISBN - 13:9780887800993

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