Middle Passage


Author: Johnson, Charles Richard
ISBN: 9780684855882 Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Winner of the National Book Award

ÒA novel in the honorable tradition of Billy Budd and Moby DickÉheroic in proportionÉ fiction that hooks into the mind.Ó Ñ The New York Times Book Review

ÒLong after weÕd stopped believing in the great American novel, along comes a spellbinding adventure story that may be just that.Ó Ñ Chicago Tribune

ÒItÕs a joy to read fiction in which there is a cultivated vision at work...the greatest victory of Dreamer is the light it shines on the life of Martin Luther King Jr.Ó

ÑDennis McFarland, The New York Times Book Review

ÒIn their remarkable simplicity these stories reach into...the African American experience with surprising freshness and the fluency of years of gathered wisdom. This book is a deeply satisfying reading adventure.Ó Ñ Black Issues Book Review

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