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Free man of color

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Publisher:
Bantam Books,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.1 - AR Pts: 18
Description
A lush and haunting novel of a city steeped in decadent pleasures...and of a man, proud and defiant, caught in a web of murder and betrayal. It is 1833. In the midst of Mardi Gras, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher, is playing piano at the Salle d'Orleans when the evenings festivities are interrupted--by murder. Ravishing Angelique Crozat, a notorious octoroon who travels in the city's finest company, has been strangled to death. With the authorities reluctant to become involved, Ben begins his own inquiry, which will take him through the seamy haunts of riverboatmen and into the huts of voodoo-worshipping slaves. But soon the eyes of suspicion turn toward Ben--for, black as the slave who fathered him, this free man of color is still the perfect scapegoat....
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ISBN:
9780553102581
9780553575262
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.1, 18 Points
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Grouped Work ID 896220b7-6879-819f-c1d0-3508b8efa546
Grouping Title free man of color
Grouping Author hambly barbara
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-28 04:17:50AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-20 04:32:30AM

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primary_isbn 9780553102581
publishDate 1997
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series Benjamin January mysteries
series_with_volume Benjamin January mysteries|1
subject_facet African American men -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, January, Benjamin (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Free man of color
title_full Free man of color / by Barbara Hambly
title_short Free man of color
topic_facet African American men, History, January, Benjamin (Fictitious character)