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With a profoundly moving text and 24 magnificent paintings, Julius Lester and Rod Brown depict the course of slavery, beginning with the ships sailing from Africa and continuing through the Civil War. Invoking the memories of ancestors whose names they do not know, Lester and Brown reveal the inner life of the slaves expressed in their secret worship meetings, their heroic escapes, and their joy about freedom.
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Union Carnegie Public Library j 759.13 Lester (Text) 37883000116802 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 01/13/2012 Available -

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  • ISBN: 0140566694
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm.
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  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, [1998]

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Summary, etc.: With a profoundly moving text and 24 magnificent paintings, Julius Lester and Rod Brown depict the course of slavery, beginning with the ships sailing from Africa and continuing through the Civil War. Invoking the memories of ancestors whose names they do not know, Lester and Brown reveal the inner life of the slaves expressed in their secret worship meetings, their heroic escapes, and their joy about freedom.
Subject: Brown, Rod 1961- Themes, motives
Slavery in art
African Americans in art
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