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Washington Black : a novel / Esi Edugyan.

Edugyan, Esi, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 45 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Houston Public Library.

Current holds

107 current holds with 45 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 On holds shelf -
Beaver Valley Public Library F EDU (Text) 35144000191556 Adult Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -
Burns Lake Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35198000663691 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 01/01/2019
Castlegar Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35146002105138 Fiction Volume hold On order -
Chetwynd Public Library BCHE1892277710977 (Text) BCHE1892277710977 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35140100041691 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 01/03/2019
Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library F EDU (Text) DCL164278 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 01/21/2019
Elkford Public Library FC EDU (Text) 35170000426080 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 01/03/2019
Fernie Heritage Library ON ORDER (Text) BF002711 On Order Not holdable On order -
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35246000959823 Adult Fiction Volume hold In transit -
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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.
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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