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  • 25 of 36 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Smithers Public Library.

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2 current holds with 36 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Smithers Public Library F CHA (Text) 35101011011868 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771022906 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0771023332 (trade paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780771023330
  • Physical Description: 180 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : McClelland & Stewart, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"Coming of age in The Park, a cluster of townhouses and leaning concrete towers in the disparaged outskirts of a sprawling city, Michael and Francis, sons of Trinidadian immigrants, battle against the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them as young men of black and brown ancestry. Propelled by the pulsing beats and styles of hip hop, Francis, the older of the two brothers, dreams of a future in music. Michael's dreams are of Aisha, the smartest girl in their high school, whose own eyes are firmly set on a life elsewhere. But the bright hopes of all three are violently, irrevocably thwarted by a tragic shooting, and the police crackdown and suffocating suspicion that follow."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Brothers > Fiction.
Children of immigrants > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Musicians > Fiction.
Drive-by shootings > Fiction.
Topic Heading: Festival of the Written Arts 2018 > Sechelt (B.C.)
Canada Reads Longlist 2018

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