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Someone Knows My Name: A Novel - Lawrence Hill
Someone Knows My Name: A Novel
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Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan she becomes a scribe for the British, recording the names of blacks who have served the King and earned freedom in Nova Scotia. But the hardship and... show more
Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan she becomes a scribe for the British, recording the names of blacks who have served the King and earned freedom in Nova Scotia. But the hardship and prejudice there prompt her to follow her heart back to Africa, then on to London, where she bears witness to the injustices of slavery and its toll on her life and a whole people. It is a story that no listener, and no reader, will ever forget. Reading group guide included.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780393067149 (0393067149)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
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5.0 Aminata's Journey
Naïve, belittled, broken, persistent, tenacious, courageous, determined, empowered. You pick how you want to describe this woman because in my eyes, she embodied all of them. I absolutely loved this book and will forever remember it. I enjoyed that it wasn't the typical "slave" novel. I thought...
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