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9781982136048 (hardcover) $28.00
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The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
2022 by Simon & Schuster, New York :
xvii, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
"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"--