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Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave

Zora Neale Hurston; Alice Walker / Deborah G. Plant Robin Miles
Abducted from Africa sold in America.The compelling true story of one of the last survivors of the Atlantic Slave Trade Barracoon recounts one man’s fight for freedom. After being illegally smuggled as 'Black Cargo' 50 years after the abolition of slavery Cudjo Lewis spent nearly six years in captivity before being finally emancipated.Cudjo casts light on the circumstances of his capture and his detention in a barracoon before embarking on his journey through the Middle Passage to his arrival in the Unites States on the Alabama River.This never-before-published work from the bestselling American author of Their Eyes Are Watching God brilliantly illuminates the tragedy of slavery and one life forever defined by it.

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre Biography
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 8th May 2018
  • Duration 03 Hrs. 49 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008297848