The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school children and adults. To some, he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance, and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others, he is a monster—a murderer whose name is never uttered. In Nat Turner, acclaimed author and illustrator Kyle Baker depict the evils of slavery in this moving and historically accurate story of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion. Told nearly wordlessly, every image resonates with the reader as the brutal story unfolds.
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This graphic novel collects all four issues of Kyle Baker’s critically acclaimed miniseries together for the first time in hardcover and paperback. The book also includes a new afterword by Baker.
- Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; Illustrated edition (June 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 208 pages
- ISBN-10: 0810972271
- ISBN-13: 978-0810972278