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The Water Dancer

by Ta-Nehisi Coates - £8.99  Penguin Books Ltd (2020)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780241982518 | ISBN 10: 0241982510

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"One of the best books I have ever read in my entire life. I haven't felt this way since I first read Beloved...."
(Oprah Winfrey)
The unmissable debut novel by the critically acclaimed author of Between the World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power - a richly imagined and compulsively page-turning journey to freedom.
 
Hiram Walker is a man with a secret, and a war to win. A war for the right to life, to family, to freedom. Born into bondage on a Virginia plantation, he is also born gifted with a mysterious power that he won't discover until he is almost a man, when he risks everything for a chance to escape.
 
One fateful decision will carry him away from his makeshift plantation family and into the heart of the underground war on slavery...

(Price & availability last checked: October 2020)

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