Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". Sixth Printing

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

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CLARKE, George Elliott. Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". (Wolfville, NS) : Gaspereau Press, 2001. Sixth Printing. Pp. (4),5-44,(4). 8vo, black card covers, vertical printed wrapper to rear cover. "In July 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton were hanged for the murder of a Fredericton, New Brunswick, taxi drier. These poems, written by their cousin, reimagine their story, reminding us of racism, poverty, and their brutal, tragic results." - from the rear wraparound band. Gift inscription inked to half-title, else very good. 15.00

Title: Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". Sixth Printing

Author Name: CLARKE, George Elliott

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS, 2001, ISBN:1894031482:

Seller ID: 67776

Keywords: LITERATURE POETRY POETS NOVA SCOTIA CANADA BLACK STUDIES BLASTU CANADIAN LITERARY VERSE GASPEREAU PRESS,