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The Water Dancer In His Boldly Imagined First Novel, Ta Nehisi Coates, The National Book Award Winning Author Of Between The World And Me, Brings Home The Most Intimate Evil Of Enslavement The Cleaving And Separation Of FamiliesYoung Hiram Walker Was Born Into Bondage When His Mother Was Sold Away, Hiram Was Robbed Of All Memory Of Her But Was Gifted With A Mysterious Power Years Later, When Hiram Almost Drowns In A River, That Same Power Saves His Life This Brush With Death Births An Urgency In Hiram And A Daring Scheme To Escape From The Only Home He S Ever KnownSo Begins An Unexpected Journey That Takes Hiram From The Corrupt Grandeur Of Virginia S Proud Plantations To Desperate Guerrilla Cells In The Wilderness, From The Coffin Of The Deep South To Dangerously Utopic Movements In The North Even As He S Enlisted In The Underground War Between Slavers And The Enslaved, Hiram S Resolve To Rescue The Family He Left Behind EnduresThis Is The Dramatic Story Of An Atrocity Inflicted On Generations Of Women, Men, And Children The Violent And Capricious Separation Of Families And The War They Waged To Simply Make Lives With The People They Loved Written By One Of Today S Most Exciting Thinkers And Writers, The Water Dancer Is A Propulsive, Transcendent Work That Restores The Humanity Of Those From Whom Everything Was Stolen

  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • The Water Dancer
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • English
  • 07 May 2018
  • 9780399590597

About the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and the author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, a finalist for the National Book Award A MacArthur Genius Grant fellow, Coates has received the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award for his Atlantic cover story The Case for Reparations