Charles Johnson

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Middle Passage

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ISBN 9780684855882 Scribner / Atheneum

In this savage parable of the African American experience, Rutherford Calhoun, a newly freed slave eking out a living in New Orleans in 1830, hops aboard a square rigger to evade the prim Boston schoolteacher who wants to marry him. More about this book >

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