The Resource Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name, (ebook)

Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name, (ebook)

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Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name
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Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name
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Book of negroes/Someone knows my name
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eng
Summary
The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill's new book doesn't lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an uplifting and highly educational story about a shameful part of history. The Book of Negroes is sold in the United States under the title, Someone Knows My Name. Aminata Diallo was born free in Africa in the eighteenth century. She had a rich and lovely childhood until the day she was captured by slave traders and marched off to the coast in chains. Along with thousands of others, Aminata was destined for North America as a slave to white owners. She was eleven years old. Hill tracks Aminata's story through the circle of her life. We travel with her to South Carolina, New York, Nova Scotia, London (England), and even to Freetown in Sierra Leone. Each step of the way, we learn about the horrors and immorality of slavery. As we look at and listen to these diminished people, we observe how they courageously work at overcoming the psychological hardships and limitations imposed by their imprisonment. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style and interesting background information on the novel and the author
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Midwest
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Herbert, Marilyn
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813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hill, Lawrence
  • Canadian fiction
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781897082881
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12064986
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remote
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12064986
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MWT12064986
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Lawrence Hill's novel The book of negroes/Someone knows my name, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781897082881
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12064986
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12064986
System control number
MWT12064986
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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