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Title: Any Known Blood.
Description: Toronto, HarperCollins. 1997, 3rd Printing. (ISBN: 0002245671) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 512 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). When the narrator, the 38 year-old son of a black father and a white mother living in Southern Ontario, loses his job, he goes to Baltimore and embarks on a quest for his family history. "Beginning with his own parents' struggle against segregation in Canada and moving back in time to the story of his great-great grandfather - a supposed hero in John Brown's famous anti-slavery raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia - Langston discovers a long line of relatives in constant battle for their rights and dignity. (S)lips 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." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing on bottom of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling. Near Fine/Very Good+.

Keywords: Oakville, Ontario, Baltimore, Maryland, Family History, Black, Blacks, Segregation, John Brown, Harpers Ferry, Slaves, Underground Railroad, Slave Trade, Virginia. , Lawrence Hill, Canadian Authors, Historical Fiction, Canadian Literature. 0002245671

Price: US$ 17.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 17707

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