His first novel ama a story of the atlantic slave trade won the 2002 commonwealth writers prize for the best first book it has been published in south africa and india and a new african edition was launched in accra ghana in september 2010. Contentama ama a story of the atlantic slave trade a story of the atlantic slave trade africa slave trade slavery atlantic amas story this novel is an attempt to recreate the experience of enslavement and resistance seen from the point of view of one african slave in 1772 the musketeers of the army of the asante confederacy . Ama a story of the atlantic slave trade is the debut historical novel by manu herbstein it has been described as a work of faction that successfully blends extensive and meticulous research with abundant imagination to transport the reader into the violent world of the atlantic slave trade. Ama is a sweeping story of africans caught up in the atlantic slave trade crafted by manu herbstein a native south african who has been a long time resident of ghana the book is more carefully researched than some more widely acclaimed novels dealing with africans in the diaspora. To ask other readers questions about ama a story of the atlantic slave trade please sign up be the first to ask a question about ama a story of the atlantic slave trade lists with this book
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