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The Resource Amistad, David Pesci

Amistad, David Pesci

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
David Pesci
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
In 1839, slaves who took over a slave ship but could not sail it back to Africa go on trial in Connecticut, and John Quincy Adams represents them before the Supreme Court
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005845
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.E736
LC item number
A65 1997
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990
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Amistad, David Pesci
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-292
Control code
374570
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9781569247037
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96054050
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36159570
  • (OCoLC)36159570
Label
Amistad, David Pesci
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-292
Control code
374570
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9781569247037
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96054050
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36159570
  • (OCoLC)36159570

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