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Let Me Fly
Let Me Fly
By Sabra Waldfogel
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ean: 9780991396412, isbn: 0991396413,

Former slave Rachel Mannheim and former slave owner Adelaide Kaltenbach fought a war to be sisters. Now that the Civil War is over, a new fight is just beginning. Adelaide, married to a Georgia cotton planter, never dreamed that she would side with t...


The Secret of Magic
The Secret of Magic
By Berkley Publishing Group
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ean: 9780425272787, isbn: 0425272788,

Winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction"If you liked The Help, you'll love this one!"--EW.com In a novel that “brings authentic history to light,”* a young female attorney from New York City attempts the impossible in 1946: attaining jus...


The Invention of Wings: A Novel
The Invention of Wings: A Novel
By Penguin Audio
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ean: 9781524754662, isbn: 1524754668,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews


Aly, Michelangelo's Son: Moorish slave turned artist, lover, conspirator, assassin...
Aly, Michelangelo's Son: Moorish slave turned artist, lover, conspirator, assassin...
By Wavecrest Art Publishing
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ean: 9780995949713, isbn: 0995949719,

You will not find a book more startling in its revelations, or one that more completely shatters all we thought we knew about our past. There is, you see, a very dark side to our history, one we could never, even in our wildest dreams, have imagined....


Trueluck Summer: Southern Historical Fiction: A Lowcountry Novel
Trueluck Summer: Southern Historical Fiction: A Lowcountry Novel
By Wild Lily Arts
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ean: 9780998105000, isbn: 0998105007,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
A hopeful grandmother. A sassy young girl. Their audacious summer stunt could change their southern town forever.  Charleston, 1964. Ida Trueluck is still adjusting to life on her own. Moving into her son's house creates a few family conflicts, but ...


Bombingham
Bombingham
By One World
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ean: 9780345452931, isbn: 0345452933,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
In his barracks, Walter Burke is trying to write a letter to the parents of a fallen soldier, an Alabama man who died in a muddy rice paddy. But all he can think of is his childhood friend Lamar, the friend with whom he first experienced the fury of ...


Plum Bun: A Novel Without A Moral
Plum Bun: A Novel Without A Moral
By Oshun Publishing Company Incorporated
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ean: 9780991052301, isbn: 0991052307,

A Harlem Renaissance classic - Plum Bun tells the story of Angela Murray - a young, light-skinned African American woman who decides to leave her home in Philadelphia, and head to New York City and pass for white. Soon after arriving, she gains entry...


Song Yet Sung
Song Yet Sung
By McBride, James
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Look out for McBride's new book, Five-Carat SoulFrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography. In the days before the Civil War, a...


Amiable with Big Teeth (Penguin Classics)
Amiable with Big Teeth (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780143132219, isbn: 0143132210,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom   The unexpected discovery in 2009 ...


Cane River (Oprah's Book Club)
Cane River (Oprah's Book Club)
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9780446678452, isbn: 0446678457,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A New York Times bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick-the unique and deeply moving saga of four generations of African-American women whose journey from slavery to freedom begins on a Creole plantation in Louisiana.Beginning with her great-great-gre...


The Vain Conversation: A Novel (Story River Books)
The Vain Conversation: A Novel (Story River Books)
By University of South Carolina Press
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ean: 9781611178821, isbn: 1611178827,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Inspired by true events, The Vain Conversation reflects on the 1946 lynching of two black couples in Georgia from the perspectives of three characters--Bertrand Johnson, one of the victims; Noland Jacks, a presumed perpetrator; and Lonnie Henson, a w...


God's Country
God's Country
By Brand: Beacon Press
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ean: 9780807083635, isbn: 0807083631,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It's 1871, and he's lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With nothing to live on but a des...


Freeman
Freeman
By Agate Bolden
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Freeman, the new novel by Leonard Pitts, Jr., takes place in the first few months following the Confederate surrender and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Upon learning of Lee's surrender, Sam--a runaway slave who once worked for the Union Army-...


The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson: A Novel
The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson: A Novel
By Washington Square Press
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ean: 9781501116360, isbn: 1501116363,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
For fans of Cold Mountain and The Invention of Wings comes “a magnificent, immersive, breathtaking work of historical fiction” (Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times bestselling author) that follows the epic journey of a slave-turned-Comanche warri...


Counternarratives
Counternarratives
By New Directions
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ean: 9780811225526, isbn: 0811225526,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Now in paperback, a bewitching collection of stories and novellas that are “suspenseful, thought-provoking, mystical, and haunting” (Publishers Weekly) Ranging from the seventeenth century to the present, and crossing multiple continents, Counter...


The Salt Eaters
The Salt Eaters
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679740766, isbn: 0679740767,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Set in a town somewhere in the South, here is the story of a community of black people searching for the healing properties of salt who witness an event that will change their lives forever. Some of them are centered, some are off-balance; some are f...


Abebi
Abebi
By Diasporic Africa Press
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ean: 9781937306502, isbn: 193730650X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Abebi tells the story of the incredible journey of a female warrior and apprentice healer of the Come-if-yuh-Dare Maroons, a mythical seventeenth century band of runaway slaves in the Jamaica Blue Mountains. When her idyllic life is violently upend...


The Truth About Awiti
The Truth About Awiti
By Field Order Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780692287736, isbn: 0692287736,

There is a commonly held belief the tropical storms and hurricanes that form off the coast of West Africa are not natural disasters, but rather they are retaliation by restless spirits impacted by one of the darkest chapters of world history—the tr...


Quicksand (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
Quicksand (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780141181271, isbn: 0141181273,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Born to a white mother and an absent black father, and despised for her dark skin, Helga Crane has long had to fend for herself. As a young woman, Helga teaches at an all-black school in the South, but even here she feels different. Moving to Harlem ...



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