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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9780552775489
  • Page : 497 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 94 voters

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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. Lawrence Hill's epic novel, winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, 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.

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The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780552775489
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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. Lawrence Hill's epic novel, winner

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781409080602
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'A beautiful, compelling artifice, spun from unspeakably savage facts . . . a fiction that faces the terrible truth about slavery' The Times WINNER OF THE COMMONWEALTH PRIZE FOR FICTION 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. Abducted from her West African village at the age of eleven and sold as a slave in

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9780385616263
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Based on a true story, The Book of Negroes tells the story of Aminata, a young girl abducted from her village in Mali aged 11 in 1755, and who, after a deathly journey on a slave ship where she witnesses the brutal repression of a slave revolt, is

Someone Knows My Name: A Novel

Someone Knows My Name: A Novel
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2008-11-17
  • ISBN : 9780393333091
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Dreaming of escaping her life of slavery in South Carolina and returning to her African home, slave Aminata Diallo is thrown into the chaos of the Revolutionary War, during which she helps create a list of black people who have been honored for their service to the king.

Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release Date : 2013-03-20
  • ISBN : 9780888648204
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Censorship and book burning are still present in our lives. Lawrence Hill shares his experiences of how ignorance and the fear of ideas led a group in the Netherlands to burn the cover of his widely successful novel, The Book of Negroes, in 2011. Why do books continue to ignite such strong reactions in people in the age of the Internet? Is banning, censoring, or controlling book distribution ever justified? Hill illustrates his ideas with anecdotes and lists names of Canadian

The Illegal

The Illegal
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781443415842
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Keita Ali is on the run. Like every boy on the mountainous island of Zantoroland, running is all Keita’s ever wanted to do. In one of the poorest nations in the world, running means respect. Running means riches—until Keita is targeted for his father’s outspoken political views and discovers he must run for his family’s survival. He signs on with notorious marathon agent Anton Hamm, but when Keita fails to place among the top finishers in

White Negroes

White Negroes
  • Author : Lauren Michele Jackson
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • ISBN : 9780807011805
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Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people—and explores how this intensifies racial inequality. American culture loves blackness. From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence. Yet, when it comes to who is allowed to thrive from black hipness, the pioneers are usually left behind as black aesthetics are converted into mainstream success—and white profit. Weaving together narrative, scholarship, and critique, Lauren Michele Jackson

Any Known Blood

Any Known Blood
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • ISBN : 9781554686575
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Contains extra content -- insights, interviews and more! Langston Cane V is thirty-eight, divorced and childless, and has just been fired for sabotaging a government official’s speech. The eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father, Langston feels more acutely than ever the burden of his illustrious family name. After a run-in with his father in Oakville, Langston takes off for Baltimore, where he embarks on a remarkable quest to uncover his family’s past—and his

Negroes with Guns

Negroes with Guns
  • Author : Robert Franklin Williams
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : 0814327141
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A southern black community's struggle to defend itself against racist groups.

Blood

Blood
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2013-09-28
  • ISBN : 9781770893245
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Selected for The Globe 100 Books in 2013. With the 2013 CBC Massey Lectures, bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood, and on the ways that it unites and divides us today. Blood runs red through every person’s arteries and fulfills the same functions in every human being. The study of blood has advanced our understanding of biology and improved medical treatments, but its cultural and social representations have divided us perennially. Blood

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperPerennial
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
  • ISBN : 1443442100
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From its first publication in 2007, Lawrence Hill's masterpiece, The Book of Negroes, has touched readers around the world with its unforgettable story. Now a six-part CBC mini-series starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Louis Gossett Jr., and Ben Chaplin, this beloved novel tells the story of Aminata, brilliantly played by Anajanue Ellis. Abducted as an eleven-year-old from her village in Africa and enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata survives using midwifery skills learned at her mother's side. When she has the chance to

Beatrice and Croc Harry

Beatrice and Croc Harry
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2022-01-11
  • ISBN : 9781443463379
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One of Canada’s most celebrated author’s debut novel for young readers Beatrice, a young girl of uncertain age, wakes up all alone in a tree house in the forest. How did she arrive in this cozy dwelling, stocked carefully with bookshelves and oatmeal accoutrements? And who has been leaving a trail of clues, composed in delicate purple handwriting? So begins the adventure of a brave and resilient Black girl’s search for identity and healing in bestselling author

The Last Negroes at Harvard

The Last Negroes at Harvard
  • Author : Kent Garrett,Jeanne Ellsworth
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : 9781328879974
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The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action. In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited an unprecedented eighteen "Negro" boys as an early form of affirmative action. Four years later they would graduate as African Americans. Some fifty years later, one of these trailblazing Harvard grads, Kent Garrett, would begin to reconnect with his classmates and explore their vastly different backgrounds, lives, and

Where the Negroes Are Masters

Where the Negroes Are Masters
  • Author : Randy J. Sparks
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-13
  • ISBN : 9780674726475
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Annamaboe--largest slave trading port on the Gold Coast--was home to wily African merchants whose partnerships with Europeans made the town an integral part of Atlantic webs of exchange. Randy Sparks recreates the outpost's feverish bustle and brutality, tracing the entrepreneurs, black and white, who thrived on a lucrative traffic in human beings.

Remarks Upon the Situation of Negroes in Jamaica

Remarks Upon the Situation of Negroes in Jamaica
  • Author : William Beckford
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1788
  • ISBN : OXFORD:N11169165
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