Angel Square

Angel Square

eBook - 2003
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In 1945, Tommy lives in the tough multi-ethnic neighborhood of Lowertown, Ottawa, where someone who hates Jewish people has attacked his best friend's father. Adopting the persona of his favorite radio hero, Tommy, aka. "The Shadow," teams up with friends "Killer" Bodnoff and CoCo Laframboise to find out who did it, but soon realizes that the quest will lead them straight to Angel Square - a fearsome battleground where Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish kids fight each other daily.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Groundwood Books, 2003, c1984, (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Gibson Library Connections, 2010)
Edition: New pbk. ed. 2003.
ISBN: 9781554980000
Characteristics: 1 online resource (143 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive


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Aug 25, 2016

What a delightful book! Fun to read about Ottawa in 1945, and sobering to consider the anti-Semitism that existed at this time. Tommy is a well-drawn and thoroughly believable character.

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