Echo of lions

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Morrow, 1989 - Fiction - 381 pages
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A re-creation in novel format of the life of Joseph Cinque, the African who led a revolt on the slave ship on which he was held and of his trial in the United States.

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Echo of lions

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A fictional account of the celebrated antebellum Amistad affair. The Amistad was a Spanish slaver that appeared off the Long Island coast; it was in the hands of African slaves who had rebelled and ... Read full review


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Barbara Chase-Riboud won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for best novel by an American woman for "Salling Hemings. "A widely exhibited and acclaimed sculptor as well as a writer, her novels include "Echo of Lions "and "The President's Daughter. "She divides her time between Paris and the United States.

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