The Moor's Account

The Moor's Account

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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Publisher: New York, New York : Pantheon Books, 2014.
ISBN: 9780307911674
0307911675
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Candaceb108
Mar 15, 2017

A good read. Finally, their story instead of history.

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uncommonreader
Jan 06, 2017

An interesting imagining of a disastrous Spanish expedition to Florida in the 16th century told from the perspective of a slave. The role of the colonizers and the Church in the genocide of indigenous peoples is shown, as is the humanity of the aboriginal peoples. A very enjoyable and interesting read.

Aug 16, 2015

A very satisfying read, well deserving its nominations for prestigious literary prizes.

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mblummichaels
Jul 29, 2015

very good writer

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rdw39
Jul 07, 2015

I found this book to be a very well written story of the 16th Century exploration of the southern coast of Florida by the Spaniards. The main character was fascinating to me & his story is very informative & quite interesting. I found him to be a redeeming man who knew right from wrong & struggled with his inward faith when confronted with challenges he knew he must do. Although a work of fiction, the author did much research regarding her story and characters. I learned a lot from this novel & could recommend it as a good read.

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