The Water Dancer (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Water Dancer is a 2019 fiction book written by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The novel is about the experiences of a young, black man, Hiram Walker, who was forced into slavery and his involvement with the Underground Railroad. The story was set in the middle of the 19th century on a tobacco plantation in Virginia, full of secret routes and safe houses. Walker possesses a photographic memory but does not remember his mother. When one day, he had a sudden vision of his mother dancing, he found out that he has a superhuman ability that allows him to travel across remote areas. The power also transports people with him to other places.
Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer was the author's first fiction novel. It debuted at number one on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction bestsellers list, and the Combined Print & E-Book Fiction bestsellers list after its release.
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