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Ancestors Paul Crooks 190196907X 9781901969078 Looking back 300 years, this gripping novel is based on the true story of the authors African ancestors. The story opens aboard a late 18th-century slave ship bound from West Africa to Jamaica, where a t
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Ancestors by Paul Crooks

Looking back 300 years, this gripping novel is based on the true story of the authors African ancestors. The story opens aboard a late 18th-century slave ship bound from West Africa to Jamaica, where a terrified young boy is cared for by Ami, a fellow captive, who becomes his surrogate mother during their nightmare voyage. They are sold to separate owners upon arrival at the docks in Kingston, but their lives remain intertwined. The boy, who is named August by his new master, grows up and marries Amis daughter, Sarah, and thenbsp;story of their livesand their childrens livesclimaxes withnbsp;a dramatic struggle for emancipation duringnbsp;Jamaicas 1883 slave rebellion. nbsp

Author: Paul Crooks

Language: English

Edition: illustrated

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 296

Publisher: Arcadia Books Ltd

Publication Date: 2002-01-04

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