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Author Novás Calvo, Lino, 1905-1983.

Title El negrero : vida novelada de Pedro Blanco Fernández de Trava / Lino Novás Calvo ; prólogo de Abilio Estévez.

Imprint Barcelona : Tusquets Editores, 2011, c1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library International Languages    Sp FIC CALVO,LIN    Available
Edition 1a. ed.
Description 294 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Fábula ; 334
Fábula (Tusquets Editores) ; 334.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-294).
Summary "Desde su adolescencia, cuando es expulsado del hogar paterno por un vergonzoso escándalo, Pedro Blanco Fernández de Trava conversirá su vida en una continua aventura que le llevará del Mediterráneo a las Antillas. Polizonte, pescador en Terranova y marino en un bergantín inglés, tras curtirse y sobrevivir no sólo a la rudeza del mar, sino a las epidemias, los motines de los esclavos, las traiciones y los piratas, decide establecerse en África para crear su propia factoría de esclavos. Antes de alcanzar riquezas y poder, entre constantes y salvajes guerras tribales, aún le esperan toda suerte de impensables lances"--Provided by publisher.
From his his teens, when he is driven from his parental home by an embarrassing scandal, Pedro Blanco Fernández de Trava will turn his life into a continuous adventure that will bring him from the Mediterranean to the West Indies. Cop, fisherman in Newfoundland and sailor on a British brig, after cutting his teeth and surviving not only the roughness of the sea, but epidemics, riots of slaves, betrayals and pirates, he decides to settle in Africa to build his own factory of slaves. Before he obtains wealth and power, between constant and savage tribal wars, there are all sorts of unimaginable incidents.
Subject Blanco Fernández de Trava, Pedro, 1795?-1854 -- Fiction.
Slave trade -- Fiction.
ISBN 9788483833667 (pbk.)
8483833662 (pbk.)

 
    
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