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Equiano's Travels (African Writers S.)
Equiano's Travels - African Writers S.
Author: P. Edwards
Olaudah Equiano┬'s capture by slave-traders at the age of ten took him from life in what is now Eastern Nigeria and thrust him on a fateful journey that would submerge him in an incomprehensible world. He emerged a gifted writer and has provided insights into centuries of slave trading and why the relationship between black and white seems a...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780435900106
ISBN-10: 0435900102
Publication Date: 5/1967
Pages: 214
Edition: New Ed
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Publisher: Heinemann
Book Type: Paperback
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Rather amazing story for many reasons, an African boy, kidnapped and sold into slavery, learns to read and write, earns and saves money to buy and negotiate his freedom. He travels widely on sailing ships and writes about his life and adventures. And this is in the 1700's!