Abducted from Africa as an 11-year-old child and enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata Diallo thinks only of freedom. Sold to an indigo trader who recognizes her intelligence, Aminata is torn from her husband and child and thrown into the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan, Aminata helps pen
Author Lawrence Hill
Publisher Black Swan
Published Date 2010
ISBN 0552775487 9780552775489
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