The little-known history of how groups of slaves, native American Indians and Cajun settlers helped change the outcome of the American Revolutionary War.
Isabel Allende discusses why she chose slavery as the subject of her new historical novel. It’s the story of an orphaned mulatta who travels from pre-revolutionary Haiti to French-controlled New Orleans and her quest for freedom.
- Isabel Allende author of nine novels, a collection of stories, four memoirs and a trilogy of children's novels.
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