RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 36159570 LA English T1 Amistad A1 Pesci, David., PB Marlowe & Co. PP New York YR 1997 SN 156924748X 9781569247488 156924703X 9781569247037 AB A novel on an African-American hero. In 1839 Joseph Cinque, also known as Singbe, leads a rising of African slaves on a Spanish slave ship. They kill most of the crew and order the navigator to steer for Africa, but he steers in the opposite direction and they are captured by the Americans. Abolitionists take up their cause, the Supreme Court rules they are free men and Cinque returns home covered in glory. A first novel.