Lawrence Hill





Lawrence Hill


Born
in Ontario, Canada
January 24, 1957

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Lawrence Hill is a journalist and novelist.

His third novel, published as The Book of Negroes in Canada and Someone Knows My Name elsewhere, won the 2008 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book and the 2007 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.

Average rating: 4.33 · 63,252 ratings · 6,397 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
The Book of Negroes

4.44 avg rating — 53,250 ratings — published 2007 — 59 editions
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The Illegal

3.76 avg rating — 6,199 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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Any Known Blood

3.81 avg rating — 2,365 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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Some Great Thing

3.53 avg rating — 492 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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Blood: The Stuff of Life

3.55 avg rating — 418 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Black Berry, Sweet Juice: O...

3.85 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn ...

4.07 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Trials and Triumphs: Story ...

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1993
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The Deserter's Tale: The St...

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3.66 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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“To gaze into another persons face is to do two things: to recognise their humanity and to assert your own.”
Lawrence Hill, Someone Knows My Name

“You must learn to respect," Papa said.

But I do not respect her," I said.

Papa paused for a moment, and patted my leg. "Then you must learn to hide your disrespect.”
Lawrence Hill, Someone Knows My Name

“When it comes to understanding others, we rarely tax our imaginations.”
Lawrence Hill

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