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Ardency

A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels

Ardency( )
Author: Young, Kevin
ISBN:978-0-307-26764-1
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Acclaimed poet Kevin Young gathers here a chorus of voices that tells the story of the Africans who mutinied onboard the slave ship Amistad. Written over twenty years, this poetic epic—part libretto, part captivity epistle—makes the past present, and even its sorrows sing. In “Buzzard,” the opening section, we hear from the African interpreter for the rebels, mostly from Sierra Leone, who were captured on their winding attempt to sail home...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Poetry / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.4 x 1.15 Inches
Book Weight:1.105 Pounds



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