They were boyhood best friends. One black, one white. But they’dgrown up and apart. Ray, the son of Africville’s last schoolmaster, had hisbrief, shining moment in the ’70s as a black activist leader and is now ajaded lawyer specializing in real estate deals and plea bargains. Ward, the sonof a blackballed fisherman, who had his own turn in the ’70s spotlight as theprovince’s most promising young politician, has become a judge who worriesmore about the state of his prostate than the justice of the state. Now, morethan 25 years after they fell in love with the same woman, the two men must faceeach other again, this time in a courtroom. The explosive trial will force bothof them to finally confront the demons of their own pasts and reveal secretsthey’ve kept hidden, even from themselves.
Stephen Kimber, an award-winning journalist and broadcaster, haswritten a page-turning legal thriller, a sophisticated tale fuelled by power,sex, the politics of race and an impassioned quest for justice.
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STEPHEN KIMBER is a bestselling, award-winning writer, editor, broadcaster and professor in the School of Journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax. He is the author of five non-fiction titles, all set in Halifax, including Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs: Halifax at Warand Flight 111: The Tragedy of the Swissair Crash. Visit his website at www.stephenkimber.com.
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Book Description HarperCollins, Toronto, 2006. Hard Cover in Dust Jacket. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. 6 x 9 ". 2006 FIRST EDITION Hardcover book in Dust Jacket . BRAND NEW from 2006 publisher . Never opened , Never owned . feltpen line bottom edge . Jacket protected in New non-stick clear mylar sleeve . 399 pages Leonard Hill, author of " Any Known Blood " , says of this book " Canadians have waited too long for an energetic, ambitious, multi-layered novel aout the historic black community of Africville, but they need wait no longer . Stephen Kimber has delivered, big time . ' Reparations ' is . bold, outrageous, and dangerous . Told with insight and wit, it resurrects one of Canada's most important but neglected stories - the life of a poor but vibrant black community in Halifax , and the social fallout resulting from its destruction." ." Reparations " . by Stephen Kimber . published by HarperCollins, Toronto . 2006 Hardcover book in DJ *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide since 1965 ***. Bookseller Inventory # 5708
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