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Buffalo soldier

Author: Tanya Landman
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of the American Civil War, Charley - a young African-American slave from the deep south - is ostensibly freed. But then her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob and Charley is left alone. In a terrifyingly lawless land, where the colour of a person's skin can bring violent death, Charley disguises herself as a man and joins the army. Soon she's being sent to the prairies to fight a  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Landman
ISBN: 9781406314595 1406314595
OCLC Number: 923005800
Notes: Originaludgave: 2014
Awards: Winner of Carnegie Medal 2015
Description: 357 sider

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Winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015, this is a beautiful piece of historical fiction told with heart and humanity.  Read more...

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The narrative voice never falters and the reading experience is completely immersive and unforgettable. Valuable lessons of history are taken to heart and live with you when you experience them Read more...

 
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