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The Good Lord Bird

The Good Lord Bird


作者  /  James McBride

出版社 / RIVERHEAD

出版日期 / 2014/08/05

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$560

售價 / 9折, NT$ 504

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Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith
A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year

From the bestselling author of The Color of Water, Song Yet Sung, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography, comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive.

Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry’s master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town—with Brown, who believes he’s a girl.

Over the ensuing months, Henry—whom Brown nicknames Little Onion—conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859—one of the great catalysts for the Civil War.

An absorbing mixture of history and imagination, and told with McBride’s meticulous eye for detail and character, The Good Lord Bird is both a rousing adventure and a moving exploration of identity and survival.







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681321310009
ISBN 13 /9781594632785
ISBN 10 /1594632782
EAN /9781594632785

頁數480
尺寸20.3X13.2X2.5CM
裝訂平裝
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語言英文
成份


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