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Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers - Hurston, Zora Neale, and Kendi, Ibram X
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In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the nation's history. Hurston was there to record Cudjo's firsthand account of the raid that led to his capture and bondage fifty years after the Atlantic slave trade was outlawed in the United States. In 1931, Hurston returned to Plateau ...

Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers 2024, Amistad Books for Young Readers

ISBN-13: 9780063098336