Black Bird

Black Bird

Oiseau Noir : A Novel

Book - 2003
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Holed up in a shambling house at the base of Mount Royal is the family Desouche: three generations of English- and French-Canadians caught in the gears of a national crisis. When one of the eldest, an Anglo Montrealer, dies at the hand of one of the youngest, a militant separatist, so begins a transformative year of misfortune.
Publisher: Toronto :, Alfred A. Knopf Canada,, 2003.
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780676975284
Characteristics: 311 pages ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Oiseau noir


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A terrorist, two grave-robbers, two official languages, a crow, a ghost, and a matriarch in a coma are all in one household in this quirky fairytale-like story set in 1970s Montreal.


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