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Days by moonlight / André Alexis ; with illustrations by Linda Watson.

Alexis, André, 1957- (author.). Watson, Linda, (illustrator.).

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  • 13 of 17 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Smithers Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Smithers Public Library F ALE (Text) 35101011028706 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-09-06

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781552453797 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 218 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Coach House Books, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
Almost a year to the date of his parents' death, botanist Alfred Homer, ever hopeful and constantly surprised, is invited on a road trip by his parents' friend Professor Morgan Bruno. Professor Bruno wants company as he tries to unearth the story of the mysterious and perhaps dead poet John Skennen. But Days By Moonlight is also a journey through an underworld that looks like southern Ontario, a journey taken during the hour of the wolf, that time of day when the sun is setting and the traveller can't tell the difference between dog and wolf, a time when the world and the imagination won't stay in their own lanes. Alfred and the Professor encounter towns where Black residents speak only in sign language during the day and towns that hold Indigenous Parades; it is a land of house burnings, werewolves, witches, and plants with unusual properties.
Subject: Botanists > Fiction.
Poets > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Road fiction.

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