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The book of night women : [a novel] / Marlon James.

The book of night women : [a novel]

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  • ISBN: 9781594488573
  • ISBN: 1594488576
  • Physical Description: 417 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.

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Lilith was born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the slave women around her recognize a dark power that they--and she--will come to both revere and fear. The Night Women, as they call themselves, have long been plotting a slave revolt, and as Lilith comes of age and reveals the extent of her power, they see her as the key to their plans. But when she begins to understand her own feelings and desires and identity, Lilith starts to push at the edges of what is imaginable for the life of a slave woman in Jamaica, and risks becoming the conspiracy's weak link.
Subject: Slaves > Fiction.
Jamaica > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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The Book of Night Women
The Book of Night Women
by James, Marlon
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The Book of Night Women

Marlon James was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970. He studied literature at the University of the West Indies. He worked in advertising for more than a decade, as a copywriter, art director and graphic designer. He took a writing workshop in Kingston, Jamaica, and later enrolled in a writing program at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. His first novel, John Crow's Devil, was published in 2005. His other novels include The Book of Night Women and A Brief History of Seven Killings, which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015. He teaches at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Bowker Author Biography)

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