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Blonde Roots

Author: Evaristo, Bernardine
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (2008)
Pages: 288
Binding: Hardcover
Synopsis: What if the history of the tgransatlantic slave trade had been reversed, and Africans had enslaved Europeans?
One minute, Doris is playing hide-and-seek with her sisters in the fields behind their cottage. The next, someone puts a bag over her head and she ends up in the hold of a slave ship sailing to the New World. When she arrives on a tropical island, Doris discovers that she is a pig-ugly savage whose only purpose in life is to please her mistress.
Notes: Penguin Books, pb, 2009 (2)
Riverhead Books, NY, hc, 2009 (3)
Riverhead Books, NY, sc (4)



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