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The book of negroes : a novel / Lawrence Hill.

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  • ISBN: 9781554686551 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1554686555 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : HarperCollins Canada, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan she becomes a scribe for the British, recording the names of blacks who have served the King and earned freedom in Nova Scotia. But the hardship and prejudice there prompt her to follow her heart back to Africa, then on to London, where she bears witness to the injustices of slavery and its toll on her life and a whole people. It is a story that no listener, and no reader, will ever forget.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 21, 2013).
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Slaves > United States > Fiction.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Fiction.
African American loyalists > Fiction.
African American loyalists > Sierra Leone > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Great Britain > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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