The Resource Everfair : A Novel., Nisi Shawl, (downloadable ebook)

Everfair : A Novel., Nisi Shawl, (downloadable ebook)

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Everfair : A Novel.
Title
Everfair
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Nisi Shawl
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Language
eng
Summary
Everfair is a wonderful Neo-Victorian alternate history novel that explores the question of what might have come of Belgium's disastrous colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier. Fabian Socialists from Great Britian join forces with African-American missionaries to purchase land from the Belgian Congo's "owner," King Leopold II. This land, named Everfair, is set aside as a safe haven, an imaginary Utopia for native populations of the Congo as well as escaped slaves returning from America and other places where African natives were being mistreated.Nisi Shawl's speculative masterpiece manages to turn one of the worst human rights disasters on record into a marvelous and exciting exploration of the possibilities inherent in a turn of history. Everfair is told from a multiplicity of voices: Africans, Europeans, East Asians, and African Americans in complex relationships with one another, in a compelling range of voices that have historically been silenced. Everfair is not only a beautiful book but an educational and inspiring one that will give the reader new insight into an often ignored period of history
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TEFOD
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Shawl, Nisi
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fiction
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  • Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction
  • Science Fiction
Label
Everfair : A Novel., Nisi Shawl, (downloadable ebook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2405838
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
D98C2182-3794-4920-ACD9-3E890C566E92
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Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781466837843
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D98C2182-3794-4920-ACD9-3E890C566E92
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  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Everfair : A Novel., Nisi Shawl, (downloadable ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2405838
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
D98C2182-3794-4920-ACD9-3E890C566E92
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781466837843
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D98C2182-3794-4920-ACD9-3E890C566E92
System details
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web

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