The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning
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The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning

By Raines, Ben, author.

Genre Biographies.

Audience Adults

Published 2022 by Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN 9781982136048

Bib Id 2487645

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

Description xvii, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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03332cam a22006378i 4500
LCCN
2021-042307
ISBN
9781982136048 (hardcover) $28.00
1982136049
Call #
306.362 R
Title
The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Information
2022 by Simon & Schuster, New York :
Description
xvii, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The bet -- The voyage of the Clotilda -- The King of the Amazons -- Captured -- Barracoon -- Into the canebreak -- Five years a slave -- An African town -- Africatown -- the fall -- Finding Clotilda -- Finding a future in the past -- Reconciliation -- Coda.
Summary
"The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day-by the journalist who discovered the ship's remains"--
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Biographies.
History

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