Shallow waters : a novel
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New York : Black Privilege Publishing/Atria, 2021.
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1 copy, 1 person is on the wait list.

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Glencarlyn - Adult New Science FictionSF KOPACChecked OutJanuary 27, 2022

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Book
Physical Desc
205 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781982179663, 198217966X

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Shallow Waters imagines Yemaya, an Orïsha—a deity in the religion of Africa’s Yoruba people—cast into mid-1800s America. We meet Yemaya as a young woman, still in the care of her mother and not yet fully aware of the spectacular power she possesses to protect herself and those she holds dear. The journey laid out in Shallow Waters sees Yemaya confront the greatest evils of this era; transcend time and place in search of Obatala, a man who sacrifices his own freedom for the chance at hers; and grow into the powerful woman she was destined to become. We travel alongside Yemaya from her native Africa and on to the “New World,” with vivid pictures of life for those left on the outskirts of power in the nascent Americas. Yemaya realizes the fighter within, travels the Underground Railroad in search of the mysterious stranger Obatala, and crosses paths with icons of our history on the road to freedom. --from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kopacz, A. (2021). Shallow waters: a novel . Black Privilege Publishing/Atria.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kopacz, Anita. 2021. Shallow Waters: A Novel. New York: Black Privilege Publishing/Atria.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kopacz, Anita. Shallow Waters: A Novel New York: Black Privilege Publishing/Atria, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kopacz, Anita. Shallow Waters: A Novel Black Privilege Publishing/Atria, 2021.

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