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How the Word Is Passed

A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction

Winner of the Stowe Prize
Winner of 2022 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism

PEN America 2022 John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Finalist
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