Days by Moonlight

Days by Moonlight

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Botanist Alfred Homer, ever hopeful and constantly surprised, is invited on a road trip by his parents' friend, Professor Morgan Bruno, who wants company as he tries to unearth the story of the mysterious poet John Skennen. But this is no ordinary road trip. Alfred and the Professor encounter towns where Black residents speak only in sign language and towns that hold Indigenous Parades; it is a land of house burnings, werewolves, and witches.

Complete with Alfred's drawings of plants both real and implausible, Days by Moonlight is a Dantesque 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. And it asks that perpetual question: how do we know the things we know are real, and what is real anyway?
Publisher: Toronto :, Coach House Books,, [2019]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781552453797
Branch Call Number: F ALE
Characteristics: 218 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Watson, Linda - Illustrator

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