Read an excerpt from Esi Edugyan's Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel Washington Black
Washington Black is the story of an 11-year-old slave on a Barbados sugar plantation.
Esi Edugyan on winning her second Giller Prize
Last night in Toronto, Esi Edugyan won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel Washington Black. Remarkably, this is not her first time taking the honour. Her 2011 novel Half-Blood Blues also won the prize, which makes Edugyan the third author to win the Giller Prize twice.
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