MALONE, Stephens Gerard
Title: Big Town : A novel of Africville. Advance Reading Copy.
Publisher:  Vagrant Press, Halifax, 2011,
Seller ID: 115448
MALONE, Stephens Gerard. Big Town : A novel of Africville. (Halifax, NS) : Vagrant Press, (2011). Advance Reading Copy. Pp. (4),1-227,(1). 8vo, illustrated pale blue, white and black card covers with pale blue spine. "Seventeen-year-old Early Okander lives with his father in a small trailer, a whitefamily on the outskirts of Halifax's black community of Africville. It is the early 1960s, and Early and his friends, Toby and Chub, start to hear whispers that the city wants to move the residents of Africville out of theirhomes. As the three try to sort out what relocation might mean, they also struggle to come to terms with their own problems: Early's abuse at the hands of his father, Toby's illness, Chub's family breakdown." - from the rearcover. Very good. 10.00