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Master of the Crossroads free pdf Continuing his epic trilogy of the Haitian slave uprising, Madison Smartt Bell's Master of the Crossroads delivers a stunning portrayal of Toussaint Louverture, former slave, military genius and liberator of Haiti, and his struggle against the great European powers to free his people in the only successful slave revolution in history. At the outset, Toussaint is a second-tier general in the Spanish army, which is supporting the rebel slaves' fight against the French. But w hen Toussaint is betrayed by his former allies and the commanders of the Spanish army, he reunites his army with the French, wresting vital territories and manpower from Spanish control. With his army one among several factions, Toussaint eventually rises as the ultimate victor as he wards off his enemies to take control of the French colony and establish a new constitution.
Bell's grand, multifaceted novel shows a nation, splintered by actions and in the throes of chaos, carried to liberation and justice through the undaunted tenacity of one incredible visionary.

About Madison Smartt Bell

Madison Smartt Bell is the author of fourteen works of fiction, including The Stone That the Builder Refused- All Souls' Rising-""Save Me, Joe Louis- Dr. Sleep- Soldier's Joy- and Ten Indians. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his family and teaches at Goucher College.

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Author : Madison Smartt Bell
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 15 December 2004
ISBN : 1400078385
EAN : 9781400078387
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 752 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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