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Come August, come freedom : the bellows, the gallows, and the black general Gabriel

Come August

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Amateau,Gigi

Source:

Candlewick, Volume 1st, Somerville, Mass., p.231 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3601 .M33 C66 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9741557

Keywords:

African Americans--Fiction, approximately 1775-1800--Juvenile fiction, Gabriel, Historical fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century, JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism, Prosser, Prosser, Gabriel, ca. 1775-1800--Fiction, Slave insurrections--Fiction, Slavery--Fiction, Virginia--History--1775-1865--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Imagines the childhood and youth of "Prosser's Gabriel", a courageous and intelligent blacksmith in post-Revolutionary Richmond, Virginia, who roused thousands of African-American slaves like himself to rebel.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 15 and up