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Amistad

Author: David Pesci
Publisher: New York : Marlowe & Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Named Person: John Quincy Adams
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Pesci
ISBN: 156924748X 9781569247488 156924703X 9781569247037
OCLC Number: 36159570
Description: 292 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: David Pesci.

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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.

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