Lose yourself in the stunning debut novel everyone is talking about – the unmissable historical story of injustice and redemption that resonates powerfully today.
I’ve been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates. ~ Toni Morrison
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hiram Walker is a man with a secret, and a war to win. A war for the right to life, to family, to freedom.
Born into bondage on a Virginia plantation, he is also born gifted with a mysterious power that he won’t discover until he is almost a man, when he risks everything for a chance to escape. One fateful decision will carry him away from his makeshift plantation family and into the heart of the underground war on slavery…