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Oprah Winfrey

 

The unmissable debut novel by the critically acclaimed author of Between the World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power - a richly imagined and compulsively page-turning journey to freedom

 

Hiram Walker is a man with a secret, and a war to win.

 

A war for the right to life, to family, to freedom. Born into bondage on a Virginia plantation, he is also born gifted with a mysterious power that he won't discover until he is almost a man, when he risks everything for a chance to escape.

One fateful decision will carry him away from his makeshift plantation family and into the heart of the underground war on slavery . . . 

 

'A transcendent work from a crucial political and literary artist'

Diana Evans

 

'I've been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates'

Toni Morrison

Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Water Dancer

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