Amos Fortune Free Man Author:Elizabeth Yates Amos Fortune's life was a journey toward one destination--freedom! — The journey begins in a slave trader's canoe on Africa's Gold Cast. At-Mun, a young king, is taken with his black tribesmen and thrust into a new kind of slavery in colonial America. By the time they reach the American auction blocks most of the newly enslaved people have forg... more »otten their African identity. But At-Mun, who becomes Amos Fortune, never forgets what it is to be a free man. He finds freedom again and works to bring the same fortune to the black people whose lives he can touch.