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Crossing the River

(1993)
A novel by

 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Stories of slavery, told in diaries and letters. * The story: 'The crops failed. I sold my children.' Their tales are told in stories covering the experiences of African-Americans from the 18th century to the 20th century, set in Liberia, Colorado, an American slave ship and wartime Britain. * Themes: Slavery, prejudice, multicultural, genres * Diaries and letters * Short stories: individual sections of the book could be used at KS3 * Multicultural * Challenging read * Significant author * Suitable for both boys and girls * 11-19 year olds

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1999 : UK Hardback
Title: Crossing the River (Cascades)
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-00-330338-1 / 978-0-00-330338-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Educational
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January 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 1-4177-1915-X / 978-1-4177-1915-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 1994 : USA Hardback
Title: Crossing The River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-679-40533-X / 978-0-679-40533-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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May 1993 : UK Hardback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-7475-1497-6 / 978-0-7475-1497-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Paperback Editions

September 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-09-949826-X / 978-0-09-949826-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-571-20402-3 / 978-0-571-20402-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-394-28090-3 / 978-0-394-28090-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books Canada
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January 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-679-75794-5 / 978-0-679-75794-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
ISBN: 0-330-33304-6 / 978-0-330-33304-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Crossing the River
Author(s): Caryl Phillips
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK