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First young adult novel from acclaimed mystery writer Walter Mosley. Science fiction and African American myth blend with historical reality and stirring emotional detail in a daring and liberating work of powerful fiction. A boy remembers himself as a slave named 47, living in Georgia in 1832. Chained, branded and whipped, he is mentally liberated by Tall John, a runaway who shows him the secrets of the universe and instils the maxim 'neither master nor nigger be' in the child's head, which, ultimately, leads him to freedom.
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Full title 47
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display_description Number Forty-Seven, a fourteen-year-old slave boy growing up under the watchful eye of a brutal master in 1832, meets the mysterious Tall John, who introduces him to a magical science and also teaches him the meaning of freedom.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Freedom -- Fiction, Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Fiction, Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865. -- Fiction, Liberty -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Plantation life -- Fiction, Plantation life. -- Fiction, Slavery -- Fiction
title_display 47
title_full 47, 47 / by Walter Mosley
title_short 47
topic_facet African Americans, Freedom, Historical Fiction, History, Liberty, Magic, Plantation life, Slavery, Young Adult Fiction