The Book of Negroes

Written By Lawrence Hill
The Book of Negroes
  • Publsiher : Random House
  • Release : 01 February 2009
  • ISBN : 1409080609
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 95 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Book of Negroes by author: Lawrence Hill which was release on 01 February 2009 and published by Random House with total page 512 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. '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 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. What readers are saying: ***** 'Beautifully written ... an enlightening read' ***** 'Since reading, this has become my favourite book ever' ***** 'A powerful historical account of an incredible woman's journey'

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-02-01
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : '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 ...

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  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-01-12
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel is a major television miniseries airing on BET Networks. The Book of Negroes (based on the novel Someone Knows My Name) will be BET’s first miniseries. The star-studded production includes lead actress Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Help), Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire, ...

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-05-28
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : This beautiful full-colour gift edition of the new Canadian classic, The Book of Negroes, shares with readers the many photos, works of art and documents that inspired Lawrence Hill to create his award-winning work. It adds to the novel more than 150 images: early maps and documents, archival photos, period paintings ...

The Book Of Negroes

The Book Of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-07-13
  • Total pages : 584
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Lawrence Hill’s nationally bestselling novel has garnered praise and awards around the world. The Book of Negroes has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and CBC Canada Reads, among many others. Lawrence Hill—and his remarkable character Aminata Diallo—have become household names throughout ...

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-02-20
  • Total pages : 38
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Read online The Book of Negroes written by Lawrence Hill, published by which was released on 2015-02-20. Download full The Book of Negroes Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Abducted as an 11-year-old child from her village in West Africa and forced to walk for months to the sea in a coffle--a string of slaves-- Aminata Diallo is sent to live as a slave in South Carolina. But years later, she forges her way to freedom, serving the British ...

Bookclub in a Box Discusses The Book of Negroes Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill

Bookclub in a Box Discusses The Book of Negroes   Someone Knows My Name  by Lawrence Hill
  • Author : Marilyn Herbert
  • Publisher : Bookclub-in-a-Box
  • Release Date : 2011-08-23
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill’s new book doesn’t lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an uplifting and highly educational story about a shameful part of history. The ...

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperPerennial
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
  • Total pages : 584
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : 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. ...

The First Book of Negroes

The First Book of Negroes
  • Author : Langston Hughes
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1952
  • Total pages : 69
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : This famous Negro poet tells of the life and culture of the negro people in Africa and America through the story of the experiences of a little negro boy who lives in New York....

The Illustrated Book of Negroes

The Illustrated Book of Negroes
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-11-14
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : This beautiful full-colour gift edition of the new Canadian classic, The Book of Negroes, shares with readers the many photos, works of art and documents that inspired Lawrence Hill to create his award-winning work. It adds to the novel more than 150 images: early maps and documents, archival photos, period paintings ...

The Shelburne Black Loyalists

The Shelburne Black Loyalists
  • Author : Ruth Holmes Whitehead
  • Publisher : [Halifax] : Nova Scotia Museum
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : "Over 2000 Blacks came to Nova Scotia with the fleet from New York City [in 1783]. Sir Guy Carleton, commander-in-chief of the British Army, ordered the listing of these people, their age, appearance, family members, previous owners and places of residence, in a record called the 'Book of Negroes.'"--Introduction....

Negroes and Jobs

Negroes and Jobs
  • Author : Louis A. Ferman,Joyce L. Kornbluh,Joe Alan Miller
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • Total pages : 591
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Read online Negroes and Jobs written by Louis A. Ferman,Joyce L. Kornbluh,Joe Alan Miller, published by which was released on 1968. Download full Negroes and Jobs Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Illegal

The Illegal
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : 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 ...

Negroes and the Gun

Negroes and the Gun
  • Author : Nicholas Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 379
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : From the pre-Civil War to today, this book demonstrates a willingness of African-American men and women to use firearms when necessary to defend their families and communities, from Frederick Douglas's advice to keep a good revolver handy as defense against slave catchers to blacks against the KKK. Original....

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Graham Russell Gao Hodges
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-11-02
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Since publication of The Black Loyalist Directory in 1996, the primary component, The Book of Negroes, has become one of the most cited of American Revolutionary primary sources . This new edition salutes the Book of Negroes by using the original title of this famous accounting of Black freedom. On the surface, ...