Cezanne Pinto: A Memoir
Two-time Newbery Honor author Mary Stolz presents a work of astounding imagination--at once a historical novel, a fictionalized slave narrative, and a riveting adventure story. As Cezanne Pinto, who escaped from slavery at the age of 12, nears his 90th birthday, he remembers his childhood on a Virginia plantation, the cruelty of the overseers, the loss of his father, and his beloved mother.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ElizaJane - LibraryThing
Reason for Reading: I'm always interested in reading books on this topic, from this period and especially when they contain the Canadian connection. Plus this is a favourite author from my youth ... Read full review
CEZANNE PINTOUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Telling his story as a very old man, Cezanne Pinto begins with a morning early in his boyhood when his mother, who's been sold, is taken away: she ``sat with her back straight, her eyes meeting mine ... Read full review