We meet Abeo Kata as a well-adjusted nine-year old girl, surrounded by happy playmates and loving relatives in West Africa.
Long a staple of antebellum American newspapers, “ranaway slave” advertisements afford the reader fascinating—if also horrific and heartbreaking—insights into the lives of fugitive slaves and their
“a commendable and unique work that never flags and is a worthy addition to the Holocaust genre.”
Immigrant, Montana is a maze of memory and homeland.
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“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”
The desperate lives of Christians in many Muslim majority countries is no secret.
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In his newest novel, Crimes of the Father, Booker Prize-winner Thomas Keneally succeeds in the seemingly impossible task of burrowing deeply into the mindset of a pedophilic Catholic pries