Run For It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought for Their Freedom
Run For It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought for Their Freedom 2017
Run for It—a starkly stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d''Salete—is one of the first literary and artistic efforts to confront Brazil''s hidden history of slavery. Seen through the eyes of its victims, Run for It tells of ordinary slaves who rebel against their masters. Run for It''s vivid illustrations and magical realism engage the reader''s poetic imagination through stories of individual suffering caused by the horrors of slavery.