Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: January 9, 2001 Price: $12.00
The first novel published by an African American, Clotel takes up the story, in circulation at the time, that Thomas Jefferson fathered an illegitimate mulatto daughter who was sold into slavery. Powerfully reimagining this story, and weaving together a variety of contemporary source materials, Brown fills the novel with daring escapes...
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