The Poet Slave of Cuba
A Biography of Juan Francisco ManzanoBook - 2006 | First edition
Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2006
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: TEEN 811 E58p
Characteristics: 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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A fictionalized account based on the autobiography of an extraordinary man, born into slavery in 1797. Grade 7 - 12
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