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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bitthe wnd part of which is their inability to make This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load. Brilliant, complex, powerfully written. Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry.
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May 07, Kath rated it really liked it. Carol rated it really liked it Feb 16, This book would be wonderful for anyone is interested in slave narratives or learning more about the Middle Passage as told through fiction. Please provide an email address. I connect this book to Copper Sun. Appropriate use ajefmah the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bitthe saddest part of which is their inability to make contact with their loved ones in Africa.
This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load.
Neo aikens rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Trivia About Ajeemah and His Son. I don’t know why he did not marry her already!
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They are split up after that, and each man deals with loss and adjustment in his own way.
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Oct 25, Anucha Niankrathok added it. Ajeemah and his son were separated they went to different places. Jun 09, Dilan rated it it was ok Shelves: May 13, Kristen rated it really liked it Shelves: Tamara Madison rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Ajeemah and his son were captured by slave catchers. Cherie rated it liked it Aug 14, Ruby rated it it was ok Apr 07, Ajeemah and His Son connect to Copper Son because they both are captured by slave catchers.
Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another again. Open Preview See a Problem? Megan rated it liked it Apr 20, By the end of the book they find their places in life.
Oct 18, Akeila rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Its hard to aneemah but Copper Son was longer and it had more interesting problems. Want to Read saving….
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An amazing depiction of slave life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Ajeemah and His Sonplease sign up. In the end, when Ajeemah celebrates his daughter’s marriage, she admires his fortitude but–as a free Jamaican–silently rejects her African name and heritage.
They become free people. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Aand Policy and Terms of Service. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Lists with This Book. Dec 02, Ricardo Frazier rated it really liked it. Inat the height of the slave trade, Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are snatched by slave traders from their home in Africa while en route to deliver a dowry to Atu’s bride-to-be.
I didn’t like how Atu killed himself at the end. Claire rated it liked it Jan 21, Published January 30th by HarperCollins first published October 1st Thanks for telling us about the problem.