Song of the Shank

Song of the Shank

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2014.
ISBN: 9781555976804
Branch Call Number: ALLEN J
Characteristics: 570 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.


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Jul 27, 2014

I found it impossible to follow the story in any detail and, as a consequence, these pages turned very slowly.


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