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Soulcatcher Twelve Powerful Tales about Slavery

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ISBN-10: 0156011123

ISBN-13: 9780156011129

Edition: 1998

Authors: Charles Johnson

List price: $12.95
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Twelve stories about the African experience of slavery in America, by the National Book Award-winning novelist. Nothing has had as profound an effect on American life as slavery. For blacks and whites alike, the experience has left us with a conflicted and contradictory history. Now, famed novelist Charles Johnson, whose Middle Passage won the National Book Award, presents a dozen tales of the effects and experience of slavery, each based on historical fact, and each about those Africans who arrived on our shores in shackles. From Martha Washington's management of her slaves, bequeathed to her at the death of the first president, to a boy chained in the bowels of a ship plying the infamous…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 3/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Preface
The Transmission
Confession
Poetry and Politics
A Soldier for the Crown
Martha's Dilemma
The Plague
A Report from St.Domingue
The People Speak
Soulcatcher
A Lion at Pendleton
The Mayor's Tale
Murderous Thoughts