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Washington Black : a novel / Esi Edugyan.

Edugyan, Esi, (author.).

Available copies

  • 27 of 56 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chetwynd Public Library.

Current holds

9 current holds with 56 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Chetwynd Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35222001017291 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Beaver Valley Public Library F EDU (Text) 35144000191556 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Burns Lake Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35198000663691 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35146002105138 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Creston Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35140100041691 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library F EDU (Text) DCL164278 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Elkford Public Library FC EDU (Text) 35170000426080 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Fernie Heritage Library FIC EDU (Text) 35136000548371 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-08-27
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35246000959823 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-09-03
Fort St John Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35211000375461 ADULT Fiction Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443423380 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1443423386
  • Physical Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
In 1830, two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, bringing with them a darkness beyond what the slaves have already known. Washington Black -- an eleven-year-old field slave -- is horrified to find himself chosen to live in the quarters of one of these men. But his new master is not as Washington expects him to be. He is the eccentric Christopher Wilde -- naturalist, explorer, inventor and abolitionist -- whose obsession with perfecting a winged flying machine disturbs all who know him. Washington is initiated into a world of wonder: a world where the night sea viewed from a hilltop explodes with light, where a simple cloth canopy can propel a man across the sky, where even a boy born in chains may embrace a life of dignity and meaning -- and where two people separated by an impossible divide can begin to see each other as human.
Subject: Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Naturalists > Fiction.
Flying-machines > Fiction.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Canadian fiction.
Topic Heading: Popular Reads

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