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White Gold
Contributor(s): Milton, Giles (Author)

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ISBN: 1250778239     ISBN-13: 9781250778239
Publisher: Picador Paper
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2021
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BISAC Categories:
- History | Africa - North
- Social Science | Slavery
- History | Europe - Great Britain - 20th Century
Dewey: 306.362
Physical Information: 1" H x 5.4" W x 8.2" L (0.65 lbs) 352 pages
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An elegantly discursive retelling . . . customarily elegant prose. --Simon Winchester, The Boston Globe

In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and fifty-one of his comrades were captured at sea by Barbary corsairs. Their captors--Ali Hakem and his network of Islamic slave traders--had declared war on the whole of Christendom. Pellow and his shipmates were bought by the tyrannical sultan of Morocco. Drawn from the unpublished letters and manuscripts of Pellow and survivors like him, Giles Milton's White Gold is a fascinating glimpse at a time long forgotten by history.

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