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Original Essays | September 4, 2014

Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



My new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, is the story of two bodies. The first body was the new... Continue »
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"What an extraordinary little book this is....[A] piece of American grotesque that ends with an epiphany as unexpected as it is beautiful. The writing is often as good as writing gets." Ian Ross, Literary Review

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Set in the California hills and spanning over a hundred years, this story revolves around Grandaddy Jake - 99 years old and a belligerent unreformed gambler, Tiny - adopted by Jake and a gentle giant, and Fup - an uncompromising 20-pound mallard whose presence enforces order in the household.

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ISBN:
9781841954899
Publisher:
CANONGATE BOOKS LTD
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Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
20040301
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
121
Dimensions:
180 x 120 in.

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Product details 121 pages CANONGATE BOOKS LTD - English 9781841954899 Reviews:
"Review" by , "What an extraordinary little book this is....[A] piece of American grotesque that ends with an epiphany as unexpected as it is beautiful. The writing is often as good as writing gets."
"Synopsis" by , Set in the California hills and spanning over a hundred years, this story revolves around Grandaddy Jake - 99 years old and a belligerent unreformed gambler, Tiny - adopted by Jake and a gentle giant, and Fup - an uncompromising 20-pound mallard whose presence enforces order in the household.
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