RUSH HOME ROAD. by Lansens, Lori.

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Edition: First US printing.

Boston: Little Brown, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - Canadian author's first novel, the story of an elderly African-Canadian woman and the little girl who is dumped on her trailer doorstep one day. The title refers to Rusholme, Addy's childhood, a small town settled in Ontario by fugitive slaves. Dust jacket praise from Jacqueline Mitchard who says "The story of a 70-year-old woman's journey through the nearly unbearable sorrow of her past, in order to save an abandoned little girl, is a first novel of exquisite power, honesty and conviction." Shortlisted for several awards. 387 pp. ISBN: 0-316-069027.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 38845
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