The African by Harold Courlander

The African

Harold Courlander

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311 pages | first published 1979


Before Alex Hailey's Roots there was Courlander's The African, which chronicles the experiences of a young African boy, Hwesuhunu, who is kidnapped from his homeland. His story recreates the horrors of the Middle Passage and the degradation of sla...
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