The Angel's Jig

The Angel's Jig

Book - 2016
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Facing the dwindling years of his life, an old man waits for his turn on the auction block, hoping to be sold to a family as decent as the one he is leaving. It is not the first time he has been here, and it may not be the last. Mute in life but loquacious on the page, the old man tells the colourful story of his rootless life. Abandoned by his family and first auctioned off at the age of seven -- "Ladies and gentlemen, this boy may not be a rare gem, but he is certainly worth a look" -- he moves from one farm to another, taking comfort from the people around him.
Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick : Goose Lane Editions, [2016]
ISBN: 9780864928672
Characteristics: 283 pages ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Grady, Wayne - Translator

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