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Sister mother warrior : a novel / Vanessa Riley.

Riley, Vanessa, (author.).


"Queen of diverse historicals Vanessa Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West African-born warrior who helped lead the rebellion that drove out the French and freed the enslaved people of Haiti"-- Provided by publisher.
"Both an emotionally palpable love story and a detail-rich historical novel, Sister Mother Warrior tells the often-overlooked history of the most successful Black uprising in history. Riley celebrates the tremendous courage and resilience of the revolutionaries, and the formidable strength and intelligence of Toya, Marie-Claire, and the countless other women who fought for freedom."-- Publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780063073548
  • Physical Description: 470 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references(pages 465-470).
Subject: Marie-Claire Heureuse Faelicitae Bonheur, Empress of Haiti, 1758-1858 > Fiction.
Montou, Victoria, approximately 1739-1805 > Fiction.
Women warriors > Haiti > Fiction
Women > Haiti > History > 19th century > Fiction
Slavery > Haiti > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Haiti > History > Revolution, 1791-1804 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Topic Heading: BIPOC.

Available copies

  • 4 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.


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Castlegar Public Library FIC RIL (Text) 35146002279651 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2023-02-18

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