The bestselling author of Room fashions a cast of colourful charactersâe"who inhabit worlds as diverse as Puritan Massachusetts and 1960s Torontoâe"each on their own extraordinary journey Gold miner. Counterfeiter. Slave. Dishwasher. Prostitute. Attorney. Sculptor. Mercenary. Elephant. Corpse. The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghueâe(tm)s stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers oldand new. They cross other borders, tooâe"those of race, law, sex and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from Puritan Massachusetts to the Yukon gold rush, from antebellum Louisiana to a 1960s Toronto highway. Astray offers us a surprising and movinghistory for restless times.
Author : Serapis Bey Release : 1978 Publisher : Summit University Press ISBN : 9780916766214 File Size : 88.12 MB Format : PDF, Mobi Download : 219 Read : 954