Life of a Slave: Cudjoe Lewis
Barracoon: The story of the last "Black cargo."

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” is a non-fiction work by Zora Neale Hurston published in 2018. It is based on interviews that Hurston conducted in 1927 with Cudjoe Lewis, the last presumed living survivor of the Middle Passage at the time. The book failed to find a publisher due in part to it being written in vernacular (language or dialect that is spoken by people that are inhabiting a particular country or region) and also because it describes how other African people were involved in the business of the Atlantic slave trade.

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