The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa
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The Grace inAfrica series is a sweeping three-part historical saga of slaveryand freedom that takes the reader from an island off the west coast of Africa toSouthern plantations and finally on to Canada. All her life, Grace Winslow, thedaughter of a mixed marriage between an English sea captain and an African princess, has been sheltered from the truth about the family business--thecapture and trade of slaves.
Set in 1787 in West Africa, "The Call ofZulina"" "opens as the scorching harmattan windsblow. Desperate to avoid marriage to an odious suitor, Grace escapes thefamily compound only to be caught up in a slave revolt at thefortress of Zulina. Soon, she begins to grasp the brutality and ferocity of thefamily business. Held for ransom, viciously maimed by a runaway slave, andthreatened with death, Grace is finally jerked into reality and comesto sympathize with the plight of the captives. She admires theirstrength and courage and is genuinely moved by the African Cabeto spassion, determination, and willingness to sacrifice anything, including his ownlife, for his people 's freedom.
- SKU: 9781426713811
- SKU10: 1426713819
- Title: The Call of Zulina: Book One in Grace in Africa
- Publisher: Abingdon Press
- Release Date: Mar 01, 2010
- Category: FICTION, CHRISTIAN
- Subject: Christian - Historical