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Washington Black: A novel

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Grouping Authoresi edugyan
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display_descriptionOne of the New York Times Book Review TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 

Eleven-year-old George Washington Black—or Wash—a field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is initially terrified when he is chosen as the manservant of his master’s brother. To his surprise, however, the eccentric Christopher Wilde turns out to be a naturalist, explorer, inventor, and abolitionist. Soon Wash is initiated into a world where a flying machine can carry a man across the sky, where even a boy born in chains may embrace a life of dignity and meaning, and where two people, separated by an impossible divide, can begin to see each other as human.
 
But when a man is killed and a bounty is placed on Wash’s head, they must abandon everything and flee together. Over the course of their travels, what brings Wash and Christopher together will tear them apart, propelling Wash ever farther across the globe in search of his true self....
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subject_facetBarbados -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction
Slavery -- Fiction
Sugar plantations -- Fiction
Voyages and travels -- Fiction
title_displayWashington Black
title_fullWashington Black / Esi Edugyan
Washington Black A novel
title_shortWashington Black
title_subA novel
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Identity (Psychology)
Slavery
Sugar plantations
Thriller
Voyages and travels