Stories of slavery, told in diaries and letters. * The story: 'The crops failed. I sold my children.' Their tales are told in stories covering the experiences of African-Americans from the 18th century to the 20th century, set in Liberia, Colorado, an American slave ship and wartime Britain. * Themes: Slavery, prejudice, multicultural, genres * Diaries and letters * Short stories: individual sections of the book could be used at KS3 * Multicultural * Challenging read * Significant author * Suitable for both boys and girls * 11-19 year olds
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'The stillness beneath his words is what makes Caryl Phillips such an exceptional writer.' The ObserverFrom the Publisher:
A Booker shortlisted novel by one of the finest writers of his generation
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Book Description Collins Educational 21/04/1999, 1999. Book Condition: used-good. GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780003303384
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Book Description Collins Educational 21/04/1999, 1999. Book Condition: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780003303384
Book Description Bloomsbury, London, 1993. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First British Edition. First Printing. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Author of CAMBRIDGE. Bookseller Inventory # 011234
Book Description London, Bloomsbury Publishing, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. True First edition. Very Good condition with very good dj. 8vo, Black cloth with pictorial dj., ribbon book mark. Two brothers and a sister sold to slavery and the subsequent saga of their lives. The author born St. Kitts, West Indies, 1958. Brought up in England. 237 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 0726