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Cambridge: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date February 1, 1993
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679736899
ISBN-10 0679736891
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Enduring the peculiarities and brutalities of plantation life in the nineteenth-century West Indies, the morally blind Englishwoman Emily Cartwright finds her life touched by the experiences of Cambridge, a devoutly Christian slave. Reprint. description: Product Description: One of England's most widely acclaimed young novelists adopts two eerily convincing narrative voices and juxtaposes their stories to devastating effect in this mesmerizing portrait of slavery. Cambridge is a devoutly Christian slave in the West Indies whose sense of justice is both profound and self-destructive, while Emily is a morally-blind, genteel Englishwoman.

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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (February 1, 1993)
9780679736899 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.00
About: The life of Cambridge, an educated slave in the British West Indies, is intertwined with that of Emily Cartwright, an English heiress visiting her father's sugar estate, in a portrayal of the moral hypocrisy of the plantation system

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