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Fortune's bones : the manumission requiem / Marilyn Nelson ; notes and annotations by Pamela Espeland.

By: Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-.
Contributor(s): Espeland, Pamela, 1951-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Asheville, NC : Front Street, c2004Edition: 1st ed.Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), map, music ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1932425128.Subject(s): Slaves -- Poetry | Slavery -- Poetry | Connecticut -- Poetry | African Americans -- PoetryDDC classification: 811/.54 Summary: A series of poems on the life of Fortune, an eighteenth-century African-American slave in New England whose skeleton came to be an exhibit at Connecticut's Mattatuck Museum; includes notes and archival photos.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 32).

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A series of poems on the life of Fortune, an eighteenth-century African-American slave in New England whose skeleton came to be an exhibit at Connecticut's Mattatuck Museum; includes notes and archival photos.

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