The Slave Dancer
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Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.
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Jessie is a young boy going to get candles for his mother when he is stolen to work on a ship. the story is about his life and jobs on the ship and how he gets home.
"A thirteen-year-old boy wanders down the New Orleans wharf to watch the slave traders unload their cargo. He is shanghaied aboard a ship bound for Africa to play for the slaves while they exercise. He befriends a black boy his age and they witness the horrors of slavery together." (Novelist Review)
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