Soulcatcher



Soulcatcher Twelve Stories About The African Experience Of Slavery In America, By The National Book Award Winning Novelist.Nothing Has Had As Profound An Effect On American Life As Slavery For Blacks And Whites Alike, The Experience Has Left Us With A Conflicted And Contradictory History Now, Famed Novelist Charles Johnson, Whose Middle Passage Won The National Book Award, Presents A Dozen Tales Of The Effects And Experience Of Slavery, Each Based On Historical Fact, And Each About Those Africans Who Arrived On Our Shores In Shackles From Martha Washington S Management Of Her Slaves, Bequeathed To Her At The Death Of The First President, To A Boy Chained In The Bowels Of A Ship Plying The Infamous Passage From Africa To The South Laden With Human Cargo, From A Lynching In Indiana To A Hunter Of Escaped Slaves Searching The Boston Market For His Quarry, From An Early Quaker Meeting Exploring Resettlement In Africa To The Day After Emancipation The Voices, Terrors, And Savagery Of Slavery Come Vividly And Unforgettably To Life These Stories, Told By A Master Storyteller, Transcend History Even As They Present It, And Retell The Mythic Proportions Of A Historical Period With Astounding Realism And Beauty, Power, And Emotion.

Charles R Johnson is an American scholar and author of novels, short stories, and essays Johnson, an African American, has directly addressed the issues of black life in America in novels such as Middle Passage and Dreamer Johnson first came to prominence in the 1960s as a political cartoonist, at which time he was also involved in radical politics In 1970, he published a collection of cartoon Charles R Johnson is an American scholar and author of novels, short stories, and essays Johnson, an African American, has directly addressed the issues of black life in America in novels such as Middle Passage and Dreamer Johnson first came to prominence in the 1960s as a political cartoonist, at which time he was also involved in radical politics In 1970, he published a collection of cartoons, and this led to a television series about cartooning on PBS.1990 National Book Award Winner

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  • Paperback
  • 132 pages
  • Soulcatcher
  • Charles R. Johnson
  • English
  • 23 March 2018
  • 0156011123

10 thoughts on “Soulcatcher

  1. Rosaland Harris says:

    I have learned about some of my history from reading these short stories Loved it

  2. Caltin Cross says:

    Very moving Very relevant.

  3. Vanessa says:

    Johnson s collection of short stories about slavery were meek and indescriptive They relied to heavily on the assumed knowledge of the leader Further, too many of the stories were not about the lives of slaves but others related to the life and slavery Only one story, Transmission which discusses the middle passage is telling but the rest fall short of being even slightly entertaining Not ...

  4. Gabrielle says:

    This collection of fiction short stories can be used in the classroom to study slavery in the United States from multiple perspectives The stories are short enough where students won t feel bogged down w...

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Just okay A couple of the stories would make very interesting novels Nice, quick read though.

  6. Chris Johnson says:

    classic short, AND sweet one of the best collection of short stories you can read Transmission was like, a mini novel in itself incredble Charles Johnson, one of the best writers living.

  7. Kc says:

    Very short stories but worth the read because you feel for the characters and it takes you beyond comfort zone The author makes no solidified judgment on right versus wrong.

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