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Afternoons with the Devil

Growing up Catholic

by Marty Gervais

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list price: $17.95
edition:Paperback
published: 2010
ISBN:9780889629196
publisher: Mosaic Press
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With humour, irony, reminiscences and nostalgia, MARTY GERVAIS brings small town living and its people back to life. The son of an auto worker, he was raised as a staunch Roman Catholic in Windsor, Ontario. 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, one of the best journalists in southwestern Ontario, writing for the Windsor Star. Finally, AFTERNOONS WITH THE DEVIL: GROWING UP CATHOLIC brings together his best writing over those many decades.

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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.

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