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Dear sir, I intend to burn your book : an anatomy of a book burning

Author: Lawrence Hill
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : University of Alberta Press ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor], 2013.
Series: Henry Kreisel lecture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2011, Canadian writer Lawrence Hill received an email from a man in the Netherlands stating that he intended to burn The Book of Negroes, Hill's internationally acclaimed novel. Soon, the threat was international news, affecting Hill's publishers and readers. In this provocative essay, Hill shares his private response to that moment and the controversy that followed, examing his reaction to the threat, while  Read more...
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Hill, Lawrence, 1957-
Dear sir, I intend to burn your book.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : University of Alberta Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013362235
(OCoLC)818451019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Hill
ISBN: 0888648200 9780888648204 9780888647085 0888647085
OCLC Number: 857404640
Language Note: Text chiefly in English. Foreword presented in English and French.
Awards: Winner of AAUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show - Book Design / Trade Typographic 2014 (United States)
Short-listed for Book Design of the Year - Alberta Book Awards 2014 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 33 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Liminaire; Introduction; Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book: An Anatomy of a Book Burning; Notes; About the Author; Henry Kriesel Lecture Series.
Series Title: Henry Kreisel lecture series.
Responsibility: Lawrence Hill.

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