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Exerpt from Brian’s upcoming novel

Etienne was born on a sugar plantation in 1775 on Saint-Domingue. Conditions on the plantations were harsh and disease was common. This short life expectancy was one reason why the slave trade was so prosperous; most slaves did not live long enough to reproduce. Etienne‚Äôs mother died within a year of his birth. His father […]