Let us descend

a novel
Jesmyn Ward
Book - 2023

"Let Us Descend is a reimagining of American slavery, a journey from the rice fields of the Carolinas to the slave markets of New Orleans and into the fearsome heart of a Louisiana sugar plantation. Annis, sold south by the white enslaver who fathered her, is the reader's guide through this hellscape. As she struggles through the miles-long march, Annis turns inward, seeking comfort from memories of her mother and stories of her African warrior grandmother. Throughout, she opens herself to a world beyond this world, one teeming with spirits: of earth and water, of myth and history; spirits who nurture and give, and those who manipulate and take"--

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Main Author: Ward, Jesmyn (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
Edition:Large print edition.
Series:Thorndike Press large print top shelf.
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Let us descend
a novel
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by Ward, Jesmyn
Published 2023
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