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A million nightingales [electronic resource]. Susan Straight.

Straight, Susan. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307488268 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2008.

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Summary, etc.: From National Book Award finalist Susan Straight comes a haunting historical novel about a Louisiana slave girl's perilous journey to freedom.Daughter of an African mother and a white father she never knew, Moinette is a house maid on a plantation south of New Orleans. At fourteen she is sold, separated from her mother without a chance to say goodbye. Bright, imaginative and well aware of everything she risks, Moinette at once begins to prepare for an opportunity to escape. Inspired by a true story, A Million Nightingales portrays Moinette's experience--and the treacherous world she must navigate--with uncommon richness, intricacy, and drama.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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