By Norman Lock
Portraying the annoying mental aftershock no longer of conflict yet of slavery presents a powerful and intricate narrative of latest hardships confronted through escaped slave Samuel lengthy in Norman Lock’s daring and enlightening novel A Fugitive in Walden Woods. It’s an incredible novel that creates a brilliant social context for the masterpieces of such writers as Thoreau, Emerson, and Hawthorne and likewise deals invaluable insights approximately our present wide awake and subconscious racism.” Sena Jeter Naslund, writer of Ahab’s Wife and The Fountain of St. James courtroom; or, Portrait of the Artist as an previous Woman
Samuel lengthy escapes slavery in Virginia, touring the Underground Railroad to Walden Woods the place he encounters Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Lloyd Garrison, and different transcendentalists and abolitionists. whereas lengthy will event his coming-of-age at Walden Pond, his hosts will obtain a lesson in human dignity, culminating in a climactic act of civil disobedience.
Against this ancient backdrop, Norman Lock’s robust narrative examines concerns that proceed to divide the us: racism, privilege, and what it potential to be loose in the USA.
Norman Lock is the writer of, so much lately, the fast tale assortment Love one of the Particles, and 3 past books within the American Novels sequence: The Boy in His Winter, a reenvisioning of Mark Twain’s vintage The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, American Meteor, an homage to Walt Whitman and William Henry Jackson, and The Port-Wine Stain, an homage to Edgar Allan Poe and Thomas Dent Mütter. He lives in Aberdeen, New Jersey, the place he's at paintings at the subsequent books of the yank Novels series.
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