5 edition of The Extraordinary Tide found in the catalog.
March 15, 2001 by Columbia University Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||Susan Aizenberg (Editor), Erin Belieu (Editor), Jeremy Countryman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||496|
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The novel won the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award and has been translated into ten languages and adapted to the stage where it was performed by Book-it Theater in spring The woman was suddenly very cold, and her answer was an empty balloon.
There she meets Malcolm McCall, a Pinkerton agent posing as a Confederate soldier, also in search of information from the Senator's family and friends. The moment I read the blurb, I realized Elle aka Ellen was based on Mary Bowser, a Black woman with an eidetic memory who worked for the traitorous confederate president Jefferson Davis, all the while funneling information to the North.
I ended friendships with fellow readers who didn't see the harm in such stories, and I have zero regrets about doing so. It was at times, a difficult read.
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Black people can be found throughout the history of the world, and not as subservient. We know them. It's a great question that is sure to turn into a lively debate. You almost definitely won't have heard of it or seen any of it before, but now is your chance: it has been restored by Dark Horse, and is being republished in comic and book stores.
Elle Burns is not what she seems, which suits her just fine since she needs to conceal her true identity by staying out of sight and out of mind. See more Elle, a free woman with an eidetic memory, takes on the role of a slave in order to collect information for the union.
Glimpse his work and, before you even know exactly how he's doing it, you instinctively know it is different — better — than the norm. Most helpful negative review Average rating:2out of5stars, based onreviews Elle, a free woman wit JS: I remember asking what he envisioned for me.
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However, the sheer fuckwittery of this author in depicting some mythical, genteel South, full of beautiful southern belles, sipping mint juleps on shady verandas, while dancing attendance on handsome southern suitors, all the while completely ignoring or in this case glamorizing the horrors of human chattel slavery which made such lives possible was way more than I could deal with.
A masterful tale that bodes well for future work from Cole. It's both a romance and a spy novel, with a healthy dose of adventure thrown in, and it offers a nuanced portrayal of Civil War-era racial politics.
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