Jubilee

Jubilee

Jubilee (1966) is a historical novel written by Margaret Walker, which focuses on the story of a biracial enslaved woman during the American Civil War. It is set in Georgia and later in various parts of Alabam...
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The Good Lord Bird: A Novel

From the bestselling author of The Color of Water and Song Yet Sung comes the story of an enslaved young boy who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive. Henry S...
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Goree: Point of Departure

"Unresolved traumas always come back to haunt us. From hidden infidelities to atrocities on the ocean, they linger in the private and collective consciousness like a tumor that can become malignant in a second....
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The Known World: A Novel

Winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2004) and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (2005), the literary prize with the world's largest purse. In one of th...
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Middle Passage

Middle Passage (1990) is a historical novel by Charles R. Johnson about the final voyage of an illegal American slave ship. Set in 1830, it presents a personal and historical perspective of the illegal slave tr...
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The Bondwoman’s Narrative

The Bondwoman's Narrative tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young enslaved woman working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North. The Bondwoman's Narrative is a ...