Sleep On, Beloved
Cecil Foster tells the tale of an estranged mother and daughter caught in the web of a crushing poverty and the immigration bureaucracy. Moving from the warm spiritual life of Jamaica to the cold isolation of Toronto, Sleep On, Beloved follows Ona Morgan she leaves her Jamaican home and her newborn daughter Suzanne to pave the way for a new life in Canada.
Cecil Foster is a Canadian novelist, scholar and journalist. Foster is a professor in the Africana and American Studies department (formerly known as Transnational Studies) University at Buffalo. He has published extensively on Canadian “multiculturalism,” and his works explore the historical and contemporary experiences of Black Canadians.
Other publications from this author include:
- THEY CALL ME GEORGE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BLACK TRAIN PORTERS (2019)
- Independence (2014)
- Blackness and Modernity: The Colour of Humanity and the Quest for Freedom (2007)
- Where Race Does Not Matter: The New Spirit of Modernity (2005)
- Dry Bone Memories (2001)
- Slammin' Tar: A Novel (1998)
- A Place Called Heaven: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada (1996)
- Caribana (1995)
- No Man in the House (1991)
- Distorted Mirror: Canada's Racist Face (1991)