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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Read or download book entitled The Book of Negroes written by Lawrence Hill which was release on 01 February 2009, this book published by Random House. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: '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 ...

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 : 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 : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 509
  • 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 : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-02-20
  • Total pages : 38
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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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. ...

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
  • Total pages : 33
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : "In 2011, Canadian writer Lawrence Hill received an email from a man in the Netherlands stating that he intended to burn The Book of Negroes, Hill's internationally acclaimed novel. Soon, the threat was international news, affecting Hill's publishers andreaders. In this provocative essay, Hill shares his private response to that moment ...

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 Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes
  • Author : Graham Russell Gao Hodges,Alan Edward Brown
  • Publisher : Fordham University Press
  • 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, The ...

The Book of Negroes A Novel Movie Tie in Edition Movie Tie in Editions

The Book of Negroes  A Novel  Movie Tie in Edition   Movie Tie in Editions
  • 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, ...

Hebrews to Negroes Wake Up Black America

Hebrews to Negroes  Wake Up Black America
  • Author : Ronald Dalton Jr
  • Publisher : G Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-15
  • Total pages : 712
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : HEBREWS TO NEGROES Wake Up Black America..... The book "Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America" touches on subjects too controversial for most authors to reveal to the people. This book will expose the truths that have been hidden by the powers that be in America. Since the European and ...

Some Great Thing

Some Great Thing
  • Author : Lawrence Hill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Disillusioned and apathetic after four years of college, fledgling reporter Mahatma Grafton returns to his hometown to begin work at a local newspaper. The eccentric commitment of an unlikely welfare crusader, an exchange student from Cameroon and a French language rights activist begins to consume him. When a peaceful demonstration ...

Negroes and Jobs

Negroes and Jobs
  • Author : Louis A. Ferman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • Total pages : 591
  • ISBN : 1409080609
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Summary : Download or read online Negroes and Jobs written by Louis A. Ferman, published by which was released on 1968. Get Negroes and Jobs Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....