Esi Edugyan: Freedom Before and After

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Stories of slavery in fiction usually end with freedom as a goal. In Esi Edugyan's latest book, the Giller Prize-winning novel "Washington Black," freedom is just the beginning. It's a breathtaking book that captures the sweep of history. She speaks to Nam Kiwanuka about the complexity of the seemingly simple question of what it means to be free.
Breaking Free from Slavery
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