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Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo"

Hurston, Zora Neale (author.). Plant, Deborah G., 1956- (editor,, writer of introduction.). Walker, Alice (writer of foreword.).
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  • 32 of 44 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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5 current holds with 44 total copies.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 306.362 HUR (Text) 36626103944732 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062748201
  • ISBN: 0062748203
  • Physical Description: print
    xxviii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

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General Note: Foreword by Alice Walker -- on jacket
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-171).
Summary, etc.: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the nation's history. Barracoon masterfully illustrates the tragedy of slavery and of one life forever defined by it. Offering insight into the pernicious legacy that continues to haunt us all, black and white, this poignant and powerful work is an invaluable contribution to our shared history and culture.
Subject: Lewis, Cudjo
Clotilda (Ship).
Slaves United States Biography
West Africans United States Biography
Slavery Alabama History 19th century
Slave trade Africa History 19th century
Slave trade United States History 19th century
Genre: Biographies.
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