ISBN 9789987083312
Pages 150
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2019
Publisher Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Tanzania
Format Paperback

Karafu: A Freed Slave

by Nahida Esmail

In 1838, 14 year old Samuel, a domestic worker in the United States, is excited to accompany his boss, Mr Wilson, on a voyage to East Africa. Mr Wilson plans to search for the source of the river Nile. During the long voyage, many unexplained events turn Samuel's life upside down. On his arrival in Zanzibar, Samuel is horrified to be sold into slavery. He faces many challenges, which he records in his diary, and applies his wits and education to overcome them. Follow Samuel's ordeal as he struggles to obtain his freedom.

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