Let us descend : a novel
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[Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
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Large Print
Edition
Large print edition.
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363 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Status
Southside - Large Type
Fiction Ward, J
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Published
[Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English

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"Let Us Descend is a reimagining of American slavery, a journey from the rice fields of the Carolinas to the slave markets of New Orleans and into the fearsome heart of a Louisiana sugar plantation. Annis, sold south by the white enslaver who fathered her, is the reader's guide through this hellscape. As she struggles through the miles-long march, Annis turns inward, seeking comfort from memories of her mother and stories of her African warrior grandmother. Throughout, she opens herself to a world beyond this world, one teeming with spirits: of earth and water, of myth and history; spirits who nurture and give, and those who manipulate and take"--,Back cover.

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