Book of Addis
(For the People Press, 2016)
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When 17-year-old enslaved girl Addis accidentally kills her enslaver, the first president of the young country Amerika, she unwittingly becomes the face of the greatest conflict in the nation’s short history. On the run for her life, with unlikely friends and a world of enemies, Addis becomes the most wanted person alive and a global symbol of hope for enslaved people longing for freedom.
Written in an 18th Century Black Diasporic vernacular, BOOK OF ADDIS reaches back in time to explore the intergenerational impact of oppression and plots a daring path into the future. An epic tale of love, loss, and the cost of liberation, BOOK OF ADDIS: CRADLED EMBERS is the first novel in the 3-part literary fiction series BOOK OF ADDIS.
“The revolution is in our hands.”
–BROOKE C. OBIE
PRAISE FOR BOOK OF ADDIS: CRADLED EMBERS
“This is a brilliant piece of work.”
— Susan Cheever, best-selling/award-winning author, Drinking in America: Our Secret History
CRADLED EMBERS is the first in the BOOK OF ADDIS series.
By Brooke C. Obie
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A For the People Press Paperback | ISBN: 978-0-692-72