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The Moor's Account free pdf **PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST****NOMINATED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE****WINNER OF THE AMERICAN BOOK AWARD** A "New York Times" Notable BookA "Wall Street Journal" Top 10 Book of the YearAn NPR Great Read of 2014A "Kirkus "Best Fiction Book of the Year In these pages, Laila Lalami brings us 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 remarkable storyteller. His tale illuminates the ways in which our narratives can transmigrate into history and how storytelling can offer a chance at redemption and survival."

About Laila Lalami

Laila Lalamiis the author of the short story collection"Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, "which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award, and the novel"Secret Son, "which was on the Orange Prize long list. Her essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the"Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian, "and"The New York Times, "and in many anthologies. She is the recipient of a British Council Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Lannan Residency Fellowship and is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of California at Riverside. She lives in Los Angeles. www.lailalalami.com"

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Author : Laila Lalami
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 18 August 2015
ISBN : 0804170622
EAN : 9780804170628
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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