Ardency: a Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels by Kevin Young

Ardency: a Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels

Kevin Young

272 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

nonfiction history poetry race challenging emotional reflective slow-paced


Acclaimed poet Kevin Young gathers here a chorus of voices that tells the story of the Africans who mutinied onboard the slave ship Amistad. Written over twenty years, this poetic epic—part libretto, part captivity epistle—makes the past present, ...

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