Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, has been promised to her betrothed, Kokum, according to custom. At that very moment, three British ships arrive on the coast of America.
It is 1607, and the life of Pocahontaslike the fate of the entire American continentis about to change dramatically. With her great love of freedomas well as her belief in understanding and tolerance between the two peoplesand by defying her father’s taboos, Pocahontas forges a relationship with the British colonists who have just disembarked. She secretly provides them with food and saves the life of the handsome Captain Smith . . . and falls madly in love.
Set in pre-colonial America, this dynamic new graphic novel evokes the end of a way of life against the backdrop of territorial and amorous rivalries.
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About the Author
Sandra Smith is the translator of all twelve novels by Irène Némirovsky; a new translation of Camus’ L’Etranger (The Outsider, Penguin UK); and The Necklace and Other Stories: Maupassant for Modern Times (Liveright). Her translation of Némirovsky’s Suite Française won the French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize for Fiction, as well as the PEN Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize. After ten years as a Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge, Smith now lives in New York.