Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo"

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Full title: Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" / Zora Neale Hurston ; edited by Deborah G. Plant ; foreword by Alice Walker.
Alternative titles: Story of the last "black cargo"
Main author: Hurston, Zora Neale, (Author)
Corporate Authors: Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Other authors: Plant, Deborah G., 1956- (Editor)
Walker, Alice, 1944- (writer of foreword.)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Table of Contents:
  • Foreword : Those who love us never leave us alone with our grief: reading Barracoon: the story of the last "black cargo" / by Alice Walker
  • Introduction
  • Barracoon : Preface
  • Introduction
  • The king arrives
  • Barracoon
  • Slavery
  • Freedom
  • Marriage
  • Kossula learns about law
  • Alone
  • Appendix : Takkoi or Attako: children's game ; Stories Kossula told me ; The monkey and the camel ; Story of de Jonah ; Now disa Abraham fadda de faitful ; The lion woman
  • Afterword and additional materials / edited by Deborah G. Plant
  • Founders and original residents of Africatown
  • Glossary.