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The Resource Washington Black

Washington Black

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Washington Black
Title
Washington Black
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Summary
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018WINNER OF THE GILLER PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL AND THE ROGERS WRITERS TRUST FICTION PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2019New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year 2018'A masterpiece' Attica Locke'Strong, beautiful and beguiling' Observer'Destined to become a future classic ... that rare book that should appeal to every kind of reader' GuardianWhen two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an eleven-year-old field slave - finds himself selected as personal servant to one of them. The eccentric Christopher 'Titch' Wilde is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor and abolitionist, whose single-minded pursuit of the perfect aerial machine mystifies all around him.Titch's idealistic plans are soon shattered and Washington finds himself in mortal danger. They escape together, but then Titch disappears and Washington must make his way alone, following the promise of freedom further than he ever dreamed possible.Inspired by a true story, Washington Black is an extraordinary tale of a world destroyed and made whole again
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Edugyan, Esi
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • African American Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Label
Washington Black
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:442b7b60-b8cd-4c70-9df3-af4854e3cda0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781847659972
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Washington Black
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:442b7b60-b8cd-4c70-9df3-af4854e3cda0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781847659972
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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