Lawrence Hillas award-winning novel is a major television miniseries airing on BET Networks. The Book of Negroes (based on the novel Someone Knows My Name) will be BETas first miniseries. The star-studded production includes lead actress Aunjanue Ellis (Ray, The Help), Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men), Oscar and Emmy winner Louis Gossett Jr. (A Raisin in the Sun, Boardwalk Empire), and features Lyriq Bent (Rookie Blue), Jane Alexander (The Cider House Rules), and Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line). Director and co-writer Clement Virgo is a feature film and television director (The Wire) who also serves as producer with executive producer Damon DaOliveira (What We Have). In this atransportinga (Entertainment Weekly) and aheart-stoppinga (Washington Post) work, Aminata Diallo, one of the strongest women characters in contemporary fiction, is kidnapped from Africa as a child and sold as a slave in South Carolina. Fleeing to Canada after the Revolutionary War, she escapes to attempt a new life in freedom.... economics from UniversitAc Laval in Quebec City andan M.A.in writing from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Lawrence Hill lives in Burlington, Ontario, withhis wifeand five children. Visit his official website at www.lawrencehill.com.
|Title||:||The Book of Negroes: A Novel (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2015-01-12|