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

Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts

Rebecca Hall with Hugo Martinez (Illustrator)

208 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

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"An historical and imaginative tour-de-force, WAKE brings to light for the first time the existence of enslaved black women warriors, whose stories can be traced by carefully scrutinizing historical records; and where the historical record goes si...

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hopeful 12%
tense 11%
adventurous 7%
mysterious 1%


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