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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Washington Black

Washington Black

by Esi Edugyan

Reviewed by Janet:
When the new master arrived after the old master’s death, the slaves on Faith Plantation didn’t know what to expect. For 11-year-old Washington Black, becoming the protégé of the master’s brother is life changing, and it takes him from Barbados to the Arctic, and beyond. Through this journey of science and discovery, hope and loyalty, Wash is not the only character who explores the true meaning of freedom.

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