A Man Called Moses by Bill Gallaher
The Curious Life of Wellington Delaney Moses

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"The Black Barber of Barkerville," as Wellington Delaney Moses was known, came to British Columbia from San Francisco, looking for a new home and a place of peace. In this historical novel, Bill Gallaher describes Moses's departure from the Caribbean island of his birth, the fearful realities of slavery and the terrors of working with the Underground Railroad in the United States, the early roots of colonial society and democracy in Victoria and, finally, Moses's part in the always-spirited life along the creeks of Barkerville.
 

About Bill Gallaher

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Bill Gallaher is a well-known singer and songwriter who has also worked as an air-traffic controller and taught social studies. He is the author of The Frog Lake Massacre; The Promise: Love, Loyalty and the Lure of Gold; The Journey: The Overlanders’ Quest for Gold; A Man Called Moses: The Curious Life of Wellington Delaney Moses; and Deadly Innocent. Please visit www.members.shaw.ca/billgallaher
 
Published January 1, 2010 by TouchWood Editions. 240 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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