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The Hanging of Angelique: Canada, Slavery and the Burning of Montreal
The Hanging of Angelique Canada Slavery and the Burning of Montreal
Author: Afua Cooper
Afua Cooper -- writer, historian and poet -- tells the astonishing story of Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave woman who was convicted of starting a fire that destroyed a large part of Montreal in April 1734. On appeal, her punishment of death by hanging was modified to an even crueler fate. No longer would she first have her hands cut off; the pre...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002005531
ISBN-10: 0002005530
Publication Date: 2/2006
Pages: 368
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Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
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