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My Monticello

by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson - £8.99  Vintage Publishing (2022)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781529115055 | ISBN 10: 1529115051

'Riveting' Guardian
'Electrifying' Colson Whitehead
 
When the world collapses, where will you run?
 
After rolling blackouts and epic storms engulf America, the neighbourhood of First Street, Charlottesville comes under attack by violent white supremacists. A small group of families, friends and strangers flee for their lives, taking refuge in Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's historic plantation home in the hills above the town.
 
Over nineteen heart-stopping days the group, led by Da'Naisha Love - a young Black descendant of Jefferson and Sally Hemings - find ways to survive as the world burns beneath them. But with the terror below coming closer, they must decide how far they're willing to go to protect what's theirs....

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