The Resource A Mercy, Toni Morrison, (eBOOK)

A Mercy, Toni Morrison, (eBOOK)

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A Mercy
Title
A Mercy
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Toni Morrison
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Language
eng
Summary
A powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize--winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier.In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class divisions, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hatred were planted and took root.Jacob is an Anglo-Dutch trader and adventurer, with a small holding in the harsh north. Despite his distaste for dealing in "flesh," he takes a small slave girl in part payment for a bad debt from a plantation owner in Catholic Maryland. This is Florens, "with the hands of a slave and the feet of a Portuguese lady." Florens looks for love, first from Lina, an older servant woman at her new master's house, but later from a handsome blacksmith, an African, never enslaved.There are other voices: Lina, whose tribe was decimated by smallpox; their..
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Morrison, Toni
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English
Label
A Mercy, Toni Morrison, (eBOOK)
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http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A38A7D1C-0AC3-4C5A-B453-ACC6994AA2BE
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A38A7D1C-0AC3-4C5A-B453-ACC6994AA2BE
Label
A Mercy, Toni Morrison, (eBOOK)
Link
http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A38A7D1C-0AC3-4C5A-B453-ACC6994AA2BE
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
A38A7D1C-0AC3-4C5A-B453-ACC6994AA2BE

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