Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Hugo Martínez, Rebecca Hall

Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts

Hugo Martínez, Rebecca Hall

208 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction feminism graphic novel history race informative reflective medium-paced


Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the “powerful” (The New York Times Book Review) story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall’s efforts to uncover the truth about these women ...

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informative 84%
emotional 67%
challenging 62%
reflective 59%
dark 48%
sad 48%
inspiring 22%
hopeful 12%
tense 11%
adventurous 7%
mysterious 1%


medium 47%
fast 44%
slow 8%

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