The Underground Railroad

Accedi da qui per inserire le tue 10 righe

Per inserire le tue 10 righe registrati oppure effettua il login
Richiedi una nuova password

immagine copertina
Colson Whitehead
The Underground Railroad
Doubleday 2016

Cora had heard Michael recite the Declaration of Independence back on the Randall plantation many times, his voice drifting through the village like an angry phantom. She didn’t understand the words, most of them at any rate, but created equal was not lost on her. The white men who wrote it didn’t understand it either, if all men did not truly mean all men. Not if they snatched away what belonged to other people, whether it was something you could hold in your hand, like dirt, or something you could not, like freedom. The land she tilled and worked had been Indian land. […]
Stolen bodies working stolen land. It was an engine that did not stop, its hungry boiler fed with blood.

inviato il 07/01/2018
Nei segnalibri di:

Commenti

È un piacere! :)

Grazieee :)

© 10righedailibri 2015

partner tecnologico

 

Privacy Policy