The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

By Marcus Rediker. Viking, $27.95 (9780670025046).


Rediker offers a totally enthralling account of the Amistad rebellion and its place in the broader American story of revolt against those who would threaten liberty.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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