The Prophets

The Prophets

A Novel

Book - 2021
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"A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence"--
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]
ISBN: 9780593085684
Branch Call Number: FIC JONES 2021
Characteristics: 388 pages ; 24 cm


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This historical debut centers on the love between two men, both slaves in the Deep South.

NEW FOR JANUARY! Adult Fiction. “On a Southern plantation eerily named Empty, Sam and Isaiah grow up as friends, then lovers under the watchful and protective eyes of their community. However, when fellow slave Amos decides to ingratiate himself with the plantation owner by becoming a preacher, ... Read More »

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