The Book Of Negroes: A Novel ebook
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The Book Of Negroes: A Novel

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 ...

Paperback: 592 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial; Movie Tie-In edition (October 18, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 144340909X
ISBN-13: 978-1443409094
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 1.3 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 4707911
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook

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“This is without a doubt one of the best historical novels I've read. Would that all historical novelists might do the amount of research Lawrence Hill has clearly done for Someone Knows My Name. The book is epic, following the life of a young girl ca...”

ut 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.Aminata’s eventual return to Sierra Leone—passing ships carrying thousands of slaves bound for America—is an engrossing account of an obscure but important chapter in history that saw 1,200 former slaves embark on a harrowing back-to-Africa odyssey. Lawrence Hill is a master at transforming the neglected corners of history into brilliant imaginings, as engaging and revealing as only the best historical fiction can be. A sweeping story that transports the reader from a tribal African village to a plantation in the southern United States, from the teeming Halifax docks to the manor houses of London, The Book of Negroes introduces one of the strongest female characters in recent Canadian fiction, one who cuts a swath through a world hostile to her colour and her sex.