A Million Nightingales Susan Straight

A Million Nightingales

Author: Susan Straight
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Book Title
A Million Nightingales
Author
Susan Straight
ISBN
9781400095599
From National Book Award finalist Susan Straight comes a haunting historical novel about a Louisiana slave girl's perilous journey to freedom.Daughter of an African mother and a white father she never knew, Moinette is a house maid on a plantation south of New Orleans. At fourteen she is sold, separated from her mother without a chance to say goodbye. Bright, imaginative and well aware of everything she risks, Moinette at once begins to prepare for an opportunity to escape. Inspired by a true story, A Million Nightingales portrays Moinette's experience-and the treacherous world she must navigate-with uncommon richness, intricacy, and drama.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Susan StraightPublisher: Anchor BooksPublished: 05/08/2007ISBN: 9781400095599Pages: 368Weight: 0.57lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.26w x 0.81dReview Citations: New York Times 07/15/2007 pg. 24
From National Book Award finalist Susan Straight comes a haunting historical novel about a Louisiana slave girl's perilous journey to freedom.Daughter of an African mother and a white father she never knew, Moinette is a house maid on a plantation south of New Orleans. At fourteen she is sold, separated from her mother without a chance to say goodbye. Bright, imaginative and well aware of everything she risks, Moinette at once begins to prepare for an opportunity to escape. Inspired by a true story, A Million Nightingales portrays Moinette's experience-and the treacherous world she must navigate-with uncommon richness, intricacy, and drama.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Susan Straight
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 05/08/2007
ISBN: 9781400095599
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.26w x 0.81d

Review Citations: New York Times 07/15/2007 pg. 24
From National Book Award finalist Susan Straight comes a haunting historical novel about a Louisiana slave girl's perilous journey to freedom.Daughter of an African mother and a white father she never knew, Moinette is a house maid on a plantation south of New Orleans. At fourteen she is sold, separated from her mother without a chance to say goodbye. Bright, imaginative and well aware of everything she risks, Moinette at once begins to prepare for an opportunity to escape. Inspired by a true story, A Million Nightingales portrays Moinette's experience-and the treacherous world she must navigate-with uncommon richness, intricacy, and drama.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Susan Straight
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 05/08/2007
ISBN: 9781400095599
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.57lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.26w x 0.81d

Review Citations: New York Times 07/15/2007 pg. 24