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The Moor's Account

By: Lalami, Laila

Price: $5.00

Publisher: US, Vintage: 2014

Edition: 4th

Seller ID: PGB855

ISBN: 0804170622

Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 336 Paperback in very good condition; uncreased spine; clean pages; very light edgeware; no creases/bends // The imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America: Mustafa al-Zamori, called Estebanico. The slave of a Spanish conquistador, Estebanico sails for the Americas with his master, Dorantes, as part of a danger-laden expedition to Florida. Within a year, Estebanico is one of only four crew members to survive. As he journeys across America with his Spanish companions, the Old World roles of slave and master fall away, and Estebanico remakes himself as an equal, a healer, and a ... View more info