James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book
From the author of BROWNOUT ON BREADFRUIT BOULEVARD and SOUR SWEET, a novel narrated by Rey Castro, a black Amerasian who, born in destitution, is cared for by an eccentric Jesuit until fate forces him to be made the scapegoat of a crime and is forced into semi-slavery overseas.
Used availability for Timothy Mo's Renegade or Halo 2
June 1999 : UK Hardback
September 2000 : UK Paperback