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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Thomaston Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thomaston Public Library FIC GURNAH (Text to phone) 34020145525109 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/18/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 156584162X
  • ISBN: 9781565841635 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1565841638 : PAP
  • ISBN: 156584162X
  • ISBN: 9781565841628
  • ISBN: 9781565841635
  • ISBN: 1565841638
  • Physical Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Press : ©1994.

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The adventures of a 12-year-old African boy sold into slavery by his father to pay off a debt. The setting is East Africa, a place of trade caravans, tribal warfare and the beginnings of European colonization.
Subject: Child slaves > Africa, East > 19th century > Fiction.
Father and child > Africa, East > 19th century > Fiction.
Slave trade > Africa, East > 19th century > Fiction.
Colonies > Africa > 19th century > Fiction.
Africa, East > Social conditions > 19th century > Fiction.
Tanzania > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Africa > Colonization > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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