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Washington Black : a novel / Esi Edugyan.

Edugyan, Esi, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 28 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Houston Public Library.

Current holds

28 current holds with 28 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Houston Public Library F EDU (Text) 35150001718768 New Books Volume hold Checked out 11/06/2018
Beaver Valley Public Library F EDU (Text) 35144000191556 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/01/2018
Burns Lake Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35198000663691 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library VAN1813536676174 (Text) BCD1813536676174 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35140100041691 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 11/06/2018
Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library F EDU (Text) DCL164278 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/05/2018
Elkford Public Library FC EDU (Text) 35170000426080 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/30/2018
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35246000959823 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/25/2018
Fort St. James Public Library EDU (Text) 35196001021174 Adult Fiction Volume hold Reshelving -
Hazelton Public Library Fic (Text) 35154000124739 Adult Fiction, Bookshelves Main Floor Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443423380
  • Physical Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishersLtd, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born. When his master's eccentric brother chooses him to be his manservant, Wash is terrified of the cruelties he is certain await him. But Christopher Wilde, or "Titch," is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor, and abolitionist. He initiates Wash into a world where a flying machine can carry a man across the sky; where two people, separated by an impossible divide, might begin to see each other as human; and where a boy born in chains can embrace a life of dignity and meaning. But when a man is killed and a bounty is placed on Wash's head, Titch abandons everything to save him. What follows is their flight along the eastern coast of America, and, finally, to a remote outpost in the Arctic, where Wash, left on his own, must invent another new life.
Awards Note:
Scotiabank Giller Prize 2018 shortlist
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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