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The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste

Father and Mother, First and Last

The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste( )
Author: Eakins, Patricia
ISBN:978-0-8147-2209-1
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:New York University Press
Imprint:NYU Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

The first-person narrative of a savant slave, Patricia Eakins's The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste is one of the most imaginative novels in many years. From the opening pages, the reader is swept up by the linguistic fireworks of Eakins's autodidactic protagonist as he recounts "the tribulations of bondage in the sugar isles," his escape and how he was marooned, and his subsequent trials and adventures. Making expert use of historical convention and with an ear for...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / African American / General
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:0.87 Pounds



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