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The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa Kay Marshall Strom

The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa

Kay Marshall Strom

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ISBN : 9781426713828
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The Grace in Africa series is a sweeping three-parthistorical saga of slavery and freedom that takes the reader from an island off the west coast of Africa to Southern plantations and finally on to Canada. All her life, Grace Winslow, the daughter ofMoreThe Grace in Africa series is a sweeping three-parthistorical saga of slavery and freedom that takes the reader from an island off the west coast of Africa to Southern plantations and finally on to Canada. All her life, Grace Winslow, the daughter of a mixed marriage between an English sea captain and an African princess, has beensheltered from the truth about thefamily business--the capture and trade of slaves. Set in 1787 in West Africa, The Call of Zulinaopens as the scorching harmattan winds blow. Desperate to avoid marriage to an odious suitor, Grace escapes the family compoundonly to be caught up in a slave revoltat the fortress of Zulina. Soon, she begins to grasp the brutality and ferocity of the family business. Held for ransom, viciously maimed by a runaway slave, and threatened with death, Grace is finally jerked into realityand comes tosympathize with the plight of the captives. Sheadmires their strength and courage and is genuinely moved by theAfrican Cabeto s passion, determination, and willingness to sacrifice anything, including his own life, for his people s freedom.