The Resource Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan

Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan

Label
Washington Black
Title
Washington Black
Statement of responsibility
by Esi Edugyan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Washington Black, or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as his manservant. To his surprise, 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, Christopher and Wash must abandon everything. What follows is their flight along the eastern coast of America, and, finally, to a remote outpost in the Arctic. What brings Christopher and Wash together will tear them apart, propelling Wash even further across the globe in search of his true self. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, Washington Black tells a story of self-invention and betrayal, of love and redemption, of a world destroyed and made whole again, and asks the question, What is true freedom?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edugyan, Esi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.E35
LC item number
W37 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freedom
  • Men
  • Slavery
Label
Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky291786709
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780525521426
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017058436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
je 09/18; mv 10/18
Label
Washington Black, by Esi Edugyan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky291786709
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780525521426
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2017058436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
je 09/18; mv 10/18

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