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Middle passage : a novel / Charles Johnson.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood JOH (Text) 36626103667010 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD NTL 1990 (Text) 39391006757429 Award - Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501110528
  • Physical Description: ix, 207 pages; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner Classics, 2015.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: It is 1830. Rutherford Calhoun, a newly freed slave and irrepressible rogue, is desperate to escape unscrupulous bill collectors and an impending marriage to a priggish schoolteacher. He jumps aboard the first boat leaving New Orleans, the "Republic, " a slave ship en route to collect members of a legendary African tribe, the Allmuseri. Thus begins a daring voyage of horror and self-discovery.
Awards Note: National Book Award, 1990
Subject: Slave trade > History > 19th century > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Cannibalism > Fiction.
Freedmen > Louisiana > New Orleans > Fiction.
Genre: Adventure fiction.
Historical fiction.

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