A very special book full of humour, irony, reminiscences, nostalgia. Marty Gervais is a master story teller and successfully brings small town life and its people back to life in these sketches. He was raised as a staunch Roman Catholic in Windsor, Ontario, a border town, in the shadow of Detroit, the son of an auto worker. The 1950's was an era obsessed with morality, followed by the hope and turmoil of the 1960's.Marty Gervais was a keen and insightful chronicler of all decades in his capacity as one of the best journalist in Southwesten Ontario, writing for the Windsor Star. Finally, Afternoons with the Devil: Growing up Catholic in a Border Town brings together his best writing over those many decades.
|Publisher:||Mosaic Press NY|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Gervais is an accomplished poet, professor, photographer, playwright, historian, editor and teacher. He is Resident Writing Professional at the University of Windsor, founder and part owner of Black Moss Press, a recent best-selling author of The Rumrunners, a book about Prohibition, and the author of more than twenty published books.