1 edition of Dancer"s notes found in the catalog.
|Statement||contributors, Lucas Hoving ... [et al.] ; edited by Marcia B. Siegel.|
|Series||Dance perspectives ;, 38|
|Contributions||Hoving, Lucas., Siegel, Marcia B.|
|LC Classifications||GV1580 .D27 no. 38, GV1783 .D27 no. 38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||79105043|
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The acclaimed author of The Underground Railroad () follows up with a leaner, meaner saga of Deep South captivity set in the midth century and fraught with horrors more chilling for being based on true-life atrocities. Elwood Curtis is a law-abiding, teenage paragon of rectitude, an avid reader of encyclopedias and after-school worker diligently.
The Water Dancer is set in Virginia, during the time of slavery. Its universe is close to that of the historical antebellum American South, but has added surreal elements.
In The Water Dancer, the enslaved are known as the Tasked, and the slaveowners are known as the protagonist, Hiram, is an enslaved African-American man who was born and raised on a.
The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates is a boldly imagined work of magic and adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me.
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Mao’s Last Dancer will appeal to a wide range of students at many different levels. These notes accompany the Puffin Young Reader’s Edition. It is intended for students in the year seven to year nine levels.The Water Dancer is a jeroboam of a book, a crowd-pleasing exercise in breakneck and often occult storytelling that tonally resembles the work of Stephen King as much as it does the work of Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead and the touchstone African-American science-fiction writer Octavia Butler.
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