The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

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The Slave Dancer

'“Spellbinding . . . will horrify as well as fascinate.” —School Library Journal, starred review   “Movingly and realistically presents one of the most gruesome chapters of history.” —Booklist, starred review   “Each of the sailors is sharply individualized, the inhuman treatment of the captives is conveyed straight to the nose and stomach rather than the bleeding heart, and the scenes in which Jessie is forced to play his fife to ‘dance the slaves’ for their morning exercise become a haunting, focusing image for the whole bizarre undertaking.” —Kirkus Reviews   “Moving, harrowing, and, unfortunately, entirely believable.” —Historical Novel Society   “Brutal and brilliant.” —The Paris Review  Praise for Paula Fox “Consistently excellent.” —The New York Times   “The greatest writer of her generation.” —Jonathan Franzen   “One of America’s most talented writers.” —Publishers Weekly  '
'“Spellbinding . . . will horrify as well as fascinate.” —School Library Journal, starred review   “Movingly and realistically presents one of the most gruesome chapters of history.” —Booklist, starred review   “Each of the sailors is sharply individualized, the inhuman treatment of the captives is conveyed straight to the nose and stomach rather than the bleeding heart, and the scenes in which Jessie is forced to play his fife to ‘dance the slaves’ for their morning exercise become a haunting, focusing image for the whole bizarre undertaking.” —Kirkus Reviews   “Moving, harrowing, and, unfortunately, entirely believable.” —Historical Novel Society   “Brutal and brilliant.” —The Paris Review  Praise for Paula Fox “Consistently excellent.” —The New York Times   “The greatest writer of her generation.” —Jonathan Franzen   “One of America’s most talented writers.” —Publishers Weekly  '
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween ISBN: 9781504037402 Pages: 192