Amistad

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Da Capo Press, 1997 - Fiction - 292 pages
7 Reviews
A novel on an African-American hero. In 1839 Joseph Cinque, also known as Singbe, leads a rising of African slaves on a Spanish slave ship. They kill most of the crew and order the navigator to steer for Africa, but he steers in the opposite direction and they are captured by the Americans. Abolitionists take up their cause, the Supreme Court rules they are free men and Cinque returns home covered in glory. A first novel.
  

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User Review  - Carolee Weber - Goodreads

Read this for African Book Group and then saw movie. I wasn't that impressed with Pesci's narrative skills. I didn't think the characters came alive. I wish he had written this as narrative non ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mel Bush - Goodreads

An amazing true story. Artistic license has been taken to flesh out this narrative of course, but it's still a good read. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
19
Section 3
32
Section 4
47
Section 5
67
Section 6
85
Section 7
107
Section 8
125
Section 10
173
Section 11
193
Section 12
234
Section 13
253
Section 14
267
Section 15
283
Section 16
287
Section 17
291

Section 9
145

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