Blonde Roots

Blonde Roots

Book - 2009
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A provocative novel that upends the history of the transatlantic slave trade, "Blond Roots" reverses and reexamines notions of savagery and civilization as it follows a young woman's journey to freedom.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9781594488634
1594488630
Branch Call Number: EVARISTO
Characteristics: 269 pages : map ; 22 cm.

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"...an astonishing, uncomfortable and beautiful alternative history that goes back several centuries to flip the slave trade, with “Aphrikans” enslaving the people of “Europa” and exporting many of them to “Amarika.” ~ excerpted from a starred review from Publisher's Weekly.
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Jan 23, 2011

A very thought-provoking, and very uncomfortable, reversal of the roles of slavery.

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