Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" /

In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the natio... Full description

Main Author: Hurston, Zora Neale
Other Authors: Plant, Deborah G., 1956-, Walker, Alice, 1944-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: Those who love us never leave us alone with our grief : reading Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" / by Alice Walker
  • Introduction
  • Editor's note
  • Barracoon. Preface
  • Introduction
  • The king arrives
  • Barracoon
  • Slavery
  • Freedom
  • Marriage
  • Kossula learns about law
  • Alone
  • Appendix. Takkoi or Attako
  • children's game
  • Stories Kossula told me
  • The monkey and the camel
  • Story of de Jonah
  • Now disa Abraham fadda de faitful
  • The lion woman
  • Afterword and additional materials / edited by Deborah G. Plant.