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Any known blood

Lawrence Hill

Any known blood

by Lawrence Hill

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Published by HarperPerennial in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLawrence Hill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 512 p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18654892M
ISBN 100006481353

As someone noted, this book can't compare with Book of Negroes. Any Known Blood lacks the compelling characters and gripping story. I could have stopped reading this book at many points. The book does bring to light some historical events, though, that I . The Book of Negroes & Any Known Blood Points Author The book of Negroes Any Known Blood Points Canadian novelist and memoirist born in Newmarket, Ontario Univeristé Laval writes both nonfiction and fiction mostly known for his book "Book of Negroes" son of american.

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  Check out this great listen on Author of the #1 best-seller The Book of Negroes, Lawrence Hill is a writer of immense talent—and his literary reputation grows with each new work. Canadian Langston Cane V finds his writing career (and, indeed, his life) in stasis until inspired b /5(15).   For more information about this book, please visit the HarperCollins Canada website. For more information about the author and his other books, please visit Lawrence Hill's website. I'd like to thank those nice people at HarperCollins Canada for this review copy. Any Known Blood by Lawrence Hill, HarperCollins, ©


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Any Known Blood is such an amazing, A resounding 5+⭐️. Lawrence Hill is the Canadian author of ten books and a winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best Book/5(). 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 /5(36). Project Bookmark Canada Any known blood book a nationally registered charitable organization that is building Canada's literary trail by putting pieces of stories and poems in the exact, physical locations where literary scenes are set.

Ina Bookmark was placed in Oakville, Ontario, marking a scene from Any Known Blood. After reading Book of Negros and loving it, I picked up any Any Known Blood. It was just OK for me, Negro's was excellent and I expected the same from this book but it seemed to be lacking somehow for me.

It was just OK/5(26). The information about Any Known Blood shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Any Known Blood is not without a few flaws. Hill occasionally spoils the cadence of a paragraph or a dialogue by ending with an intrusive sentence, and a few passages – like Langston Cane III’s letters from France during the Great War, and even the first Langston’s narrative at the novel’s climax – don’t quite capture the language.

Rich in historical detail and gracefully flowing from the slave trade of nineteenth-century Virginia to the present, Any Known Blood gives life to a story never before told, a story of five generations of a black Canadian family whose tragedies and victories merge with the American experience.

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.

That is how I feel about Any Known Blood, a lesser-known novel by the author if The Book of narrator is Langston Cane V. Langston is a speech writer for a member of the Ontario Legislature, and he hates his job.4/5(3).

Buy the Mass Market Paperback Book Any Known Blood by Lawrence Hill atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Any Known Blood (Book): Hill, Lawrence: 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. By: Author of the #1 best-seller The Book of Negroes, Lawrence Hill is a writer of immense talent—and his literary reputation grows with each new work.

Canadian Langston Cane V finds his writing career (and, indeed, his life) in stasis until inspired by his mentor to write about an ancestor who purportedly died fighting. “Any Known Blood is a remarkable achievement. Here is an immensely readable novel, populated with sympathetic yet realistic characters.

It deals sensitively, yet often humorously, with one of the most compelling issues of our time in North America—the ever-shifting, ever-problematic relationship between the. Book Club Discussion Guide The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill Stunning, wrenching and inspiring, the fourth novel by Canadian novelist Hill (Any Known Blood) spans the life of Aminata Diallo, born in Bayo, West Africa, in The novel opens inas Aminata is wooed in London to the cause ofFile Size: KB.

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.

At once elegant and sensuous, wry and witty, Any Known Blood 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/5(33). The Author The Books All Titles The Illegal The Book of Negroes Blood: The Stuff of Life Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book Black Berry, Sweet Juice Any.

"Any Known Blood" is a beautifully crafted and engaging novel that brings many voices to life, fictionalized and real, set against the backdrop of factual events that shaped African American as well as Canadian history.

[Friederike Knabe] Read more. 21 people found this helpful/5(30). Listen to Any Known Blood audiobook by Lawrence Hill. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers Author: Lawrence Hill.LAWRENCE HILL is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of The Book of Negroes, which was made into a six-part TV previous novels, Some Great Thing and Any Known Blood, became national ’s non-fiction work includes Blood: The Stuff of Life, the subject of his Massey Lectures, and Black Berry, Sweet Juice, a memoir about growing up black.Get this from a library!

Any known blood. [Lawrence Hill] -- Eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, Langston Cane V has begun to feel the burden of his illustrious family name.

Fired from his job as a government speechwriter, he goes to.