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Nat Turner

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Nat Turner

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
70254
publisher:
Kyle Baker Publishing
genre:
Nonfiction, Historical Fiction

We gave it an A-

Award-winning artist-writer Kyle Baker (King David) uses the revolutionary slave’s own words from an almost 200-year-old confession and produces startlingly iconographic images of the evils of slavery, including the infamous Middle Passage, in Nat Turner. The first of Baker’s four-part series follows Turner’s mother from her idyllic African village to the feces- and corpse-littered slave ship and onto the block. It’s a hauntingly beautiful historical spotlight.

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