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Amistad / David Pesci.

Pesci, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 156924748X
  • ISBN: 9781569247488
  • ISBN: 156924703X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781569247037 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 292 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Marlowe & Co., c1997.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-292.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Amistad (Schooner) > Fiction.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 > Fiction.
Slave insurrections > Fiction.
Trials (Mutiny) > Fiction.
Slave trade > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Adventure fiction.

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