Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RICHARDS, David Adams

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RICHARDS, David Adams. Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul : A novel. [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-291,(7). 8vo,light brown cloth spine with dark brown paper- covered boards, black lette ring to spine. The fifteenth work of fiction by the renowned New Brunswick novelist. "The day Hector Penniac died in the fourth hold of the cargo shipLutheran he woke at 6:20 in the morning. It would be a fine hot June day. He could hear the bay from his window — it was just starting to make high tide — and far offshore he could see lobster boats moving out to their traps. With these words. literary legend David Adams Richards leads us inside the complex world of a First Nations band. "One fine sunny day in 1985, seventeen-year-old Hector Penniac, a Micmac boy from a local First Nations reserve, begins his first real job to earn money for university: placing logs inthe hold of a cargo ship down at the wharf. By noon, Hector is dead. And h is neighbour, a young white man named Roger Savage, is accused of killing him. Taking this shocking incident as his starting point, and demonstrating his justly celebrated insight into the hearts and minds of diverse characters, including those most often silenced and misunderstood, master storyteller David Adams Richards subtly and precisely unravels a complex tale about crime and punishment, truth and lies, power and justice, that is at once anaddictive mystery, a nuanced portrait of a close-knit community in crisis, and an illumination of some of the still-unhealed wounds at the heart of o ur country." - from the dj. Very good inlightly scuffed unclipped dust jacket. 18.00

Title: Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: RICHARDS, David Adams

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2011, ISBN:9780385666534:

Seller ID: 94800

Keywords: LITERATURE CANADA CANADIAN FICTION LITERARY NEW BRUNSWICK NATIVE NATSTU MICMAC,