Black Bird

Black Bird

A Novel

Book - 2003
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In this wholly original novel alive with misfortune and magic, Michel Basilières uncovers a Montreal not seen in any other English-Canadian work: a forgotten blue-collar neighbourhood in between the two solitudes. Gothic, outrageous, yet tender and wise, Black Bird is as liberating as the dreams of its wayward characters, and as gripping as the insurgencies that split its heart.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780676975284
0676975283
9780676975277
0676975275
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 23 cm

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EPLPicks_Teen Apr 06, 2010

A terrorist, two grave-robbers, two official languages, a crow, a ghost, and a matriarch in a coma are all in one household in this quirky fairytale-like story set in 1970s Montreal.

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