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Song of slaves in the desert / Alan Cheuse.

Authors: Cheuse, Alan.
Call number: FIC CHE
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Slavery -- Africa -- History -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- Fiction.
Plantations -- Southern States -- History -- Fiction.
Jews -- Southern States -- History -- Fiction.
Title: Song of slaves in the desert / Alan Cheuse.
Additional title: Song of slaves in the desert : a novel of slavery and the Southern wild
Physical description: 500 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary note: Sent by his father to observe and evaluate his uncle's South Carolina rice plantation, New York Jew Nathaniel Pereira is horrified by his first brush with the brutal realities of slavery, especially the irony of how a people who themselves lived in bondage for so long could now own slaves. His moral dilemma becomes even more complex after he becomes captivated by Liza, a beautiful slave who harbors a shattering secret.
Genre: Jewish fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9781402242991 (hbk.. : alk. paper)
1402242999 (hbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2010048514
Url for this record:|library/marc/dynix|1291657
Bib No.: 1291657

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