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

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 67776


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 aFredericton, New Brunswick, taxi drier. These poems, written by their cous in, reimagine their story, reminding us of racism, poverty, and their brutal, tragic results." - from the rear wraparound band. Gift inscription inkedto half-title, else very good. NOTE: Due to its small size,... View more info

Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of George and Rue. Third Printing, Signed.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, 2001, ISBN:1894031482:

Seller ID: 114372


CLARKE, George Elliott. Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". (Wolfville, Nova Scotia): Gaspereau Press, 2001. Third Printing. Pp. (6),7-44,(4). 8vo, black card covers, pressed lettering to front cover, blank spine, paper wraparound band to rear cover, French flaps. GeorgeElliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Cana dian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Winner of the 2001 Governor General's Award for English-language poetry. "In July 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton ... View more info

And I Alone Escaped To Tell You. First Edition, signed.

By: HAMILTON, Sylvia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2014, ISBN:9781554471362:

Seller ID: 105919


HAMILTON, Sylvia. And I Alone Escaped To Tell You. (Kentville): Gaspereau Press, 2014. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-94,(2). 8vo, black card covers, silver lettering to spine, in beige paper jacket, purple lettering to front panel and spine. "The settlement of African peoples in Nova Scotia is a richly layered story encompassing many waves of settlement and diverse circumstances -- from captives to 'freedom runners' who sailed north from the United States with hopes of establishing a new life. The poems in 'And I Alone Escaped to Tell You' endeavour to give these historical events a human voic... View more info