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47

Authors: Mosley, Walter
Genres: Science Fiction, Historical Fiction
Topics: Friendship, Civil War, African American History/Interest
Lexile: 860,
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780316135023,
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 149,
Synopsis: New York Times Bestseller
"Engaging." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

Master storyteller Walter Mosley deftly mixes speculative and historical fiction in this daring New York Times bestselling novel, reminiscent of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad.

47 is a young slave boy living under the watchful eye of a brutal slave master. His life seems doomed until he meets a mysterious runaway slave, Tall John. 47 finds himself swept up in a struggle for his own liberation.
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