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Washington Black : a novel / Esi Edugyan.

Edugyan, Esi, (author.).

Available copies

  • 32 of 88 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sparwood Public Library.

Current holds

106 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Sparwood Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35172000252219 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 02/28/2019
Alert Bay Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35125000128243 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Beaver Valley Public Library F EDU (Text) 35144000191556 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Bibliothèque Ste-Anne Library FIC EDU (Text) 31511010023991 English Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 03/12/2019
Bowen Island Public Library F EDU (Text) 30947000540407 New Books Volume hold Checked out 03/12/2019
Bren Del Win Centennial Library F Edugyan (Text) 36320000358614 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Burns Lake Public Library AF EDU (Text) 35198000663691 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35146002105138 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 03/13/2019
Chetwynd Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35222001017291 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Creston Public Library FIC EDU (Text) 35140100041691 Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443423380 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishersLtd, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A dazzling, original novel of slavery and freedom. When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond what the slaves have already known. Washington Black - an 11-year-old field slave - is horrified to find himself chosen to live in the quarters of one of these men. But the man is not as Washington expects him to be. His new master is the eccentric Christopher Wilde - naturalist, explorer, inventor and abolitionist - whose obsession to perfect a winged flying machine disturbs all who know him. But when a man is killed one fateful night, Washington is left to the mercy of his new masters. Christopher Wilde must choose between family ties and young Washington's life.
Subject: Slavery > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Canadian fiction

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