Esi Edugyan: Freedom Before and After


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Stories of slavery in fiction usually end with freedom as a goal. In Esi Edugyan's latest book, the Giller Prize-winning novel "Washington Black," freedom is just the beginning. It's a breathtaking book that captures the sweep of history. She speaks to Nam Kiwanuka about the complexity of the seemingly simple question of what it means to be free.

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