The Resource Washington Black : a novel, Esi Edugyan

Washington Black : a novel, Esi Edugyan

Label
Washington Black : a novel
Title
Washington Black
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Esi Edugyan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black--an eleven-year-old field slave--finds himself selected as personal servant to one of these men. To his surprise, the eccentric Christopher 'Titch' Wilde is a naturalist, explorer, inventor and abolitionist, and he wants Washington to help him create the perfect aerial machine
Summary
Unexpectedly chosen to be a family manservant, an 11-year-old Barbados sugar-plantation slave is initiated into a world of technology and dignity before a devastating betrayal propels him throughout the world in search of his true self
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2018.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
  • Scotiabank Giller Prize, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692373
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edugyan, Esi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Barbados
Target audience
adult
Label
Washington Black : a novel, Esi Edugyan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
419 pages
Isbn
9781781258972
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Washington Black : a novel, Esi Edugyan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
419 pages
Isbn
9781781258972
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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