African Town

Putnam

9780593322888

STARRED REVIEW

African Town

This powerful novel in verse recounts the true story of the final group of people who were enslaved and forcibly brought to the United States.

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Review of ‘African Town’

The true story of the final group of people who were forcibly brought to the United States and enslaved is rendered powerfully and poetically in African Town, a novel in verse by Irene Latham and Charles Waters.

The poets (co-authors of two previous books, Can I Touch Your Hair? and Dictionary for a Better World)…

Interview with Charles Waters

Acclaimed poets Irene Latham and Charles Waters give the past a voice in African Town, their new novel in verse about the last group of Africans brought to America and enslaved.

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