McAuliffe Morning Book Club: River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer
Join us in-person or online for our McAuliffe Morning Book Club: River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer.
The master of the Providence plantation in Barbados gathers his slaves and announces the king has decreed an end to slavery. As of the following day, the Emancipation Act of 1834 will come into effect. The cries of joy fall silent when he announces that they are no longer his slaves; they are now his apprentices. No one can leave. They must work for him for another six years. Freedom is just another name for the life they have always lived. So Rachel runs
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