Canada Reads: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

The Canada Reads book for 2009 has been selected.

The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill is the story of a woman named Aminata Diallo. She recounts the story of her life, starting from her beginning in West Africa, where she was captured as a slave and taken to a plantation in South Carolina.

CBC’s Between the Covers is broadcasting the book, read by Kim Roberts. Listen to The Book of Negroes either on the radio show or the podcast.



by | Mar 18, 2009

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