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The book of negroes : [a novel] / Lawrence Hill.

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  • 35 of 39 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0393065782 (Norton)
  • ISBN: 1554681561 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781554681563 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0002255073 :
  • ISBN: 9780393065787 (Norton)
  • ISBN: 1554681561 (sc)
  • ISBN: 9780002255073
  • ISBN: 9781554681563 (sc)
  • Physical Description: 486 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from jacket.
Summary, etc.:
Abducted as an 11-year-old child from her village in West Africa and forced to walk for months to the sea in a coffle - a string of slaves - Aminata Diallo is sent to live as a slave in South Carolina. But years later, she forges her way to freedom, serving the British in the Revolutionary War and registering her name in the historic "Book of Negroes". This book, an actual document, provides a short but immensely revealing record of freed Loyalist slaves who requested permission to leave the US for resettlement in Nova Scotia, only to find that the haven they sought was steeped in an oppression all of its own.
Awards Note:
Canada Read 2009 winner
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Slaves > United States > Fiction.
African American loyalists > Fiction.
Black loyalists > Nova Scotia > Fiction.
African American loyalists > Sierra Leone > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Great Britain > Fiction.
Freedmen > Fiction.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Fiction.
Nova Scotia > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Canadian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Search Results Showing Item 2 of 3 Preferred library: Prince Rupert Library?

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