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By Susan Straight

From nationwide e-book Award finalist Susan instantly comes a haunting ancient novel a couple of Louisiana slave girl's perilous trip to freedom.Daughter of an African mom and a white father she by no means knew, Moinette is a home maid on a plantation south of recent Orleans. At fourteen she is bought, separated from her mom with no likelihood to claim see you later. vibrant, imaginitive and good conscious of every little thing she hazards, Moinette right away starts off to organize for a chance to flee. encouraged by means of a real tale, A Million Nightingales portrays Moinette’s experience–and the treacherous global she needs to navigate–with unusual richness, intricacy, and drama.

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