Out of darkness, shining light
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.
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457 pages : map ; 24 cm.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
LP GAPPAH, P

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Format
Large Print
Language
English
ISBN
9781432872892, 1432872893

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-302).
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"This is how we carried out of Africa the poor broken body of Bwana Daudi, the Doctor, David Livingstone, so that he could be borne across the sea and buried in his own land." So begins Petina Gappah's powerful novel of exploration and adventure in nineteenth-century Africa--the captivating story of the loyal men and women who carried explorer and missionary Dr. Livingstone's body, his papers and maps, fifteen hundred miles across the continent of Africa, so his remains could be returned home to England and his work preserved there. Narrated by Halima, the doctor's sharp-tongued cook, and Jacob Wainwright, a rigidly pious freed slave, this is a story that encompasses all of the hypocrisy of slavery and colonization--the hypocrisy at the core of the human heart--while celebrating resilience, loyalty, and love"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gappah, P. (2020). Out of darkness, shining light . Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gappah, Petina, 1971-. 2020. Out of Darkness, Shining Light. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gappah, Petina, 1971-. Out of Darkness, Shining Light Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gappah, Petina. Out of Darkness, Shining Light Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2020.

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