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The Book Of Negroes: A Novel Kindle Edition

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Length: 502 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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A masterpiece, daring and impressive in its geographic, historical and human reach.

Lawrence Hill's hugely impressive historical work is completely engrossing and deserves a wide, international readership.--Delia Jarrett-Macauley

I found myself surprised on occasion to catch sight of Mr. Hill's name on the cover.... He had me believing that this tale came not from the imagination and research of a 21st-century male author, but from the experience of an 18th-century African woman.--Kim Lundstrom

An inspirational novel of imaginative excellence and captivating power.... Every step of the way, Lawrence Hill offers readers a vivid portrayal of the emotional landscape that brings Aminata's tale to life. I highly recommend reading this poignant book.--Charles Shea LeMone

Stunning, wrenching and inspiring.... Hill handles the pacing and tension masterfully... [his] book is a harrowing, breathing tour de force.

With grace and compassion, Hill populates true and harrowing experience with an authentic hero--just as good historical fiction requires.--Jennifer Berman

Dramatic... Hill captures Aminata's power.--DeNeen L. Brown --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Lawrence Hill is the author of several novels including Someone Knows My Name, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and was nominated in the United States for the Huston Wright Legacy Award. In 2015 Hill was appointed to the Order of Canada "for his contributions as an author and activist who tells the stories of Canada's black community and of women and girls in Africa." A graduate of the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, he lives in Ontario, Canada. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • File Size : 688 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 502 pages
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial (July 13 2010)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • ASIN : B004ZH2J5S
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 717 ratings
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