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Crossing the River

Crossing the River

(1993)
A novel by

 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction
The Man Booker Prize (nominee)
Stories of slavery, told in diaries and letters. * The story: 'The crops failed. I sold my children.' Their tales are told in stories covering the experiences of African-Americans from the 18th century to the 20th century, set in Liberia, Colorado, an American slave ship and wartime Britain. * Themes: Slavery, prejudice, multicultural, genres * Diaries and letters * Short stories: individual sections of the book could be used at KS3 * Multicultural * Challenging read * Significant author * Suitable for both boys and girls * 11-19 year olds

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1999 : Hardback
Title: Crossing the River (Cascades)
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0003303381 / 9780003303384 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Educational
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January 1995 : Hardback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 141771915X / 9781417719150 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 1994 : Hardback
Title: Crossing The River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 067940533X / 9780679405337 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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December 1969 : Hardback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0747514976 / 9780747514978 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Paperback Editions

September 2006 : Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 009949826X / 9780099498261 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2000 : Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0571204023 / 9780571204021 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 1995 : Paperback
Title: Crossing The River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0394280903 / 9780394280905 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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January 1995 : Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0679757945 / 9780679757948 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 1994 : Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0330333046 / 9780330333047 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: B0047DVIGQ
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

 


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