Signares': The Women of Gore'e Island

Signares': The Women of Gore'e Island

by Richard Harrison Gorée

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This novel sheds light on a mysterious aspects of Senegalese History during the transatlantic slave trade of the 1700’s: A portrait of the life and time of the Signare’s and the infamous House of Slaves on Gore’e Island. This fictional illustration focuses how a unique society of “mulatto” women that inhabited the island who found their empowerment within the midst of a European aristocratic economic system by wielding their sexuality and intellect as lethal weapons.

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ISBN-13: 9781728346809
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 03/09/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 250
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Richard Harrison Gore’e native of Detroit, MI and the author of the acclaimed novel title: “Signare’s / The Women of Gore’e Island” is also the official Ambassador of Goodwill of one of the United Nation’s historical (UNESCO) landmarks Gore'e Island that to this very day reflects the infamous history of the African slave trade. Gore’e started his research in 1977 on a journey to find his own ancestral roots after watching Alex Haley’s TV miniseries “Roots”. He discover the Isle of Gore’e a small island two miles off the coast of Senegal West Africa was recorded as part of vintage maps and dating as far back as the 1444. Further research revealed his ancestral lineage to a unique community of powerful mulatto women called ”Signare’s” through an uncanny resemblance to his youngest daughter.

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