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User Review  - DawsonOakes - LibraryThing

Hill has created an incredible story and an incredible character in Aminata Diallo. The strength, endurance and perseverance she possesses are remarkable and I was engrossed from the very beginning of ... Read full review

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User Review  - amanaceerdh - LibraryThing

"Stunning, wrenching and inspiring!!!! Astonishing in scope, humanity and beauty, this is one of those very rare novels in which the deep joy of reading transcends its time and place and lets readers ... Read full review

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User Review  - flydodofly - LibraryThing

It takes a skillful author to succeed combining historical and personal events, and show the reader these things which happened so long ago by letting him have before him the situations that feel ... Read full review

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

**********POSSIBLE SPOILERS*********** In the mid-1700s, Aminata is only 11-years old when her parents are murdered and she is kidnapped from her village in Africa. She is forced to walk for months to ... Read full review

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User Review  - em0451 - LibraryThing

I really liked this book. It was good. It was interesting. I learned a lot about slave trade and the Black Loyalists and the Abolitionist movement. I like being able to learn more about history ... Read full review

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User Review  - KObooks - LibraryThing

The story begins during the early 1800ís of a now old Aminata Diallo who recounts her story to British Parliament in an effort to help the abolitionists put an end to the slave trade. Her story begins ... Read full review

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User Review  - nightcrawler78 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed the historical "learning" this book made available. I did not know much about slavery or the trade from Africa and this book, although fictional, provided a general understanding of the route and processes involved. Read full review

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User Review  - GCPLreader - LibraryThing

"Unrolling a map of the world, I would put one finger on a dot I had drawn to represent my village of Bayo, put another finger on London and say: "I was born there, and we are here now, and I'm going ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Negroes

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

An excellent story and perspective on the black Loyalists. It should be required reading for school children in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia (where I grew up) and throughout Nova Scotia. Read full review

Review: The Book of Negroes

User Review  - Michelle Rodine - Goodreads

A wonderful historical novel showcasing the trials and tribulations of an amazing African woman. Amanita was taken when she was a child, sold into slavery and branded for life. Taught to read and ... Read full review


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