Selling yourself into slavery to provide for your family: jerk move or noble sacrifice? Think'¦ think'¦
Why I love it
**Author's Summary:** In this stunning work of historical fiction, Laila Lalami brings us the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America, a Moroccan slave whose testimony was left out of the official record. In 1527, the conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez sailed from the port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda with a crew of six hundred men and nearly a hundred horses. His g...