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Middle Passage
Middle Passage
Author: Charles R. Johnson
"A novel in the honorable tradition of Billy Budd and Moby Dick . . . heroic in proportion . . . engrossing."--The New York Times Book Review. Middle Passage is an astonishing work of historical fiction about the slave trade which combines elements of classic 19th-century sea-going novels with the existential angst of a 20th-century philosopher....  more »
ISBN-13: 9780780736306
ISBN-10: 0780736303
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Publisher: Perfection Learning
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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The writing is superb & this is flat out one of the best books I've ever read.
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I am an avid historical fiction reader and found this book fascinating. The author's descriptions of events are candidly brutal. This story was unfortunately a part of this country's history and every American should be aware of the horrid conditons Africans were forced to endure on slaveships.
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