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The Atlantic Sound
by Caryl Phillips

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    List Price: $16.00
    Format: Paperback, 288 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780375701030
    Imprint: Vintage
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
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    Book Description:
    In this fascinating inquiry into the African Diaspora, Caryl Phillips embarks on a soul-wrenching journey to the three major ports of the transatlantic slave trade.

    Juxtaposing stories of the past with his own present-day experiences, Phillips combines his remarkable skills as a travel essayist with an astute understanding of history. From an West African businessman’s interactions with white Methodists in nineteenth-century Liverpool to an eighteenth-century African minister’s complicity in the selling of slaves to a fearless white judge’s crusade for racial justice in 1940s Charleston, South Carolina, Phillips reveals the global the impact of being uprooted from one’s home through resonant, powerful narratives.

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