Song of the Shank

A Novel

Allen, Jeffery Renard

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Song of the Shank
"In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."-- Page [4] of cover.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota :, Graywolf Press,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ♭2014
ISBN: 1555976808
Characteristics: 570 pages :,illustrations, map ;,23 cm


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Jul 27, 2014
  • Laphroaig rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

I found it impossible to follow the story in any detail and, as a consequence, these pages turned very slowly.


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