Book of Negroes

The British lost the American Revolution, but promised to relocate to safety the blacks who had served during the war. Their names were recorded in The Book Of Negroes, which is also the title of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning 2007 book.

Those British patriots were indeed moved to Canada – and then abandoned. Betrayed by the Crown.

If you missed the CBC Television miniseries (running Wednesdays), you can read the original fact-based novel, filed in Adult Fiction on the Lennoxville Library’s shelves.

– January 21, 2015

About BiblioLennLibrary

The Lennoxville Library, in Quebec's Eastern Townships, offers free memberships to all residents of Sherbrooke. We have a great selection of books in French and English, plus books on tape and CD, too! Check out our large-print section, our graphic novels... La Biblio Lennoxville se situe dans les Cantons-de-l'Est du Quebec. Les residents de Sherbrooke peuvent devenir membre gratuitement. Nous avons une grande selection de livres en francais et en anglais. Venez donc nous voir! Hours/Heures d'ouverture: Mardi-Tuesday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Mercredi et Jeudi -Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm -- 10h a 18h Vendredi-Friday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Samedi-Saturday, 11am to 4pm -- 11h a 16h Pour plus d'info, vous pouvez nous trouver au http://www.bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/ Click on the above to get to our website!
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