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Prince Rupert Library HILL (Text) 33294001539808 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781554681563 (sc)
  • ISBN: 9780002255073
  • ISBN: 1554681561 (sc)
  • ISBN: 9780393065787 (Norton)
  • ISBN: 0002255073 :
  • ISBN: 9781554681563 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1554681561 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393065782 (Norton)
  • Physical Description: 486 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, c2007.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0

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General Note: Canada Read 2009 winner
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.
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