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Blonde roots

Author: Bernardine Evaristo
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written with Bernardine Evaristo's customary wit and zeal, 'Blonde Roots' is at once a free-wheeling comic fantasy, a moving family saga and a testament to the strength of the human spirit.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 9780141031521 0141031522
OCLC Number: 305148071
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Winner of Orange Youth Panel Prize 2009
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Bernardine Evaristo.

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Presents an imaginative inversion of the transatlantic slave trade - in which 'whytes' are enslaved by black people. This title brings the shackles and cries of long-ago barbarity uncomfortably close  Read more...

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'A hugely imaginative tale that invites important debates, challenging fundamental perceptions of race, culture and history' Independent on Sunday 'This brilliant novel will fulfil [Evaristo's] Read more...

 
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