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The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning

text The last slave ship : the true story of how Clotilda was found, her descendants, and an extraordinary reckoning

Summary

"The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day-by the journalist who discovered the ship's remains"--

Contents

The bet -- The voyage of the Clotilda -- The King of the Amazons -- Captured -- Barracoon -- Into the canebreak -- Five years a slave -- An African town -- Africatown-- the fall -- Finding Clotilda -- Finding a future in the past -- Reconciliation -- Coda.

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xvii, 283 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
Simon & Schuster 2022

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