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Book of the little axe: a novel

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"In 1796 Trinidad, young Rosa Rendon quietly but purposefully rebels against the life others expect her to lead. Bright, competitive, and opinionated, Rosa sees no reason she should learn to cook and keep house, for it is obvious her talents lie in running the farm she, alone, views as her birthright. But when her homeland changes from Spanish to British rule, it becomes increasingly unclear whether its free black property owners-Rosa's family among them-will be allowed to keep their assets, their land, and ultimately, their freedom. By 1830, Rosa is living among the Crow Nation in Bighorn, Montana, with her children and her husband, Edward Rose, a Crow chief. Her son Victor is of the age where he must seek his vision and become a man. But his path forward is blocked by secrets Rosa has kept from him. So Rosa must take him to where his story began and, in turn, retrace her own roots, acknowledging along the way the painful events that forced her from the middle of an ocean to the rugged terrain of a far-away land"--
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subject_facetCrow Indians -- Fiction
Crow Indians -- Montana -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Free blacks -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Montana -- History -- 19th century
Montana -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Fiction
Trinidad -- History -- 18th century
Trinidad and Tobago -- History -- Spanish rule, 1498-1797 -- Fiction
Young women -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Trinidad -- Fiction
title_displayBook of the little axe : a novel
title_fullBook of the Little Axe
Book of the little axe : a novel / Lauren Francis-Sharma
Book of the little axe : a novel [electronic resource] / Lauren Francis-Sharma
Book of the little axe [electronic resource] / Lauren Francis-Sharma
title_shortBook of the little axe
title_suba novel
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
Crow Indians
Electronic books
Fiction
Free blacks
Historical Fiction
History
Literature
Mothers and sons
Young women