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She would be king : a novel / Wayétu Moore.

Moore, Wayétu, (author.).

Available copies

  • 9 of 12 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC MOO (Text) 35146002104073 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-05-03

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781555978174 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 294 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Gbessa, exiled from the West African village of Lai, is starved, bitten by a viper, and left for dead, but still she survives. June Dey, raised on a plantation in Virginia, hides his unusual strength until a confrontation with the overseer forces him to flee. Norman Aragon, child of a white British colonizer and a Maroon slave from Jamaica, can fade from sight when the earth calls him. When the three meet in the settlement of Monrovia, their gifts help them salvage the tense relationship between the African American settlers and the indigenous tribes, as a new nation forms around them.
Subject: Outcasts > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Ability > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Africans > Fiction.
Liberia > History > 1847-1944 > Fiction.
Genre: Magic realism (Literature)
Historical fiction.
Magic realist fiction.

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