GeorgesBook - 2008
Long out of print in America, Alexandre Dumas's most daring narrative is now available in this major new translation by Tina A. Kover. Filled with intrigue, romance, and deadly vengeance, Georges is the story of a wealthy mulatto boy who is driven from his island home by racist landowners. Returning to Mauritius as an accomplished young man, Georges pits his strength against a powerful plantation owner, leading a dramatic slave uprising and claiming the heart of a beautiful white woman. Georges stands apart as the only book by Dumas that explores the potent subject of race.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2008
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: DUMAS A
Characteristics: xxv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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