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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

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Author Lawrence Hill

Pages 497

Publisher Black Swan

Published Date 2010

ISBN 0552775487 9780552775489


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anita_john shared a tip "The writing is exquisite. How was the TV adaptation?"

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jack_hann shared a tip "A great and accurate representation of life in the past for a Freeborn african girl growing into an enslaved woman."

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debbie_paret shared a tip "Excellent book!"

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kel_ly_2332 shared a tip "It was heart-wrenching but amazing!"

kayla_edgar shared a tip "A hard read in terms of topic/content but honestly one of the best books I’ve ever read!"

rachael_myette shared a tip "If you both enjoyed this book another one I will recommend is, Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver."

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