Warenkorb
 

The Book of Negroes

Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2008

Abducted from her West African village at the age of eleven and sold as a slave in the American South, Aminata Diallo thinks only of freedom - and of finding her way home again. After escaping the plantation, torn from her husband and child, she passes through Manhattan in the chaos of the Revolutionary War, is shipped to Nova Scotia, and then joins a group of freed slaves on a harrowing return odyssey to Africa.

Based on a true story, Lawrence Hill's epic novel spans three continents and six decades to bring to life a dark and shameful chapter in our history through the story of one brave and resourceful woman.
Rezension
"Hill's novel is a beautiful, compelling artifice, spun from unspeakably savage facts.... a fiction that faces the terrible truth about slavery" The Times
Portrait
Lawrence Hill was born in Ontario, Canada of a black father and a white mother. He is the author of a memoir, Black Berry, Sweet Juice , a work of non-fiction, The Deserter's Tale , and two other novels. His third novel, The Book of Negroes (published in the US as Somebody Knows My Name ) was a no.1 bestseller in Canada, and won the 2008 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book.
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 512
Erscheinungsdatum 01.01.2010
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-552-77548-9
Verlag Transworld Publ. Ltd UK
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,8/4 cm
Gewicht 356 g
Verkaufsrang 10.854
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
8,89
8,89
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar, Versandkostenfrei
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
PAYBACK Punkte
Ihr Feedback zur Seite
Haben Sie alle relevanten Informationen erhalten?
Vielen Dank für Ihr Feedback!
Entschuldigung, beim Absenden Ihres Feedbacks ist ein Fehler passiert. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut.

Kundenbewertungen

Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.