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Title: The Viceroy of Ouidah
Description: New York, Summit Books. 1980, 1st US Edition. (ISBN: 0671412531) Hardcover. In 1812, Francisco Manoel da Silva, escaping a life of poverty in Brazil, sailed to the African kingdom of Dahomey, determined to make his fortune in the slave trade. Armed with nothing but an iron will, he became a man of substance in Ouidah and the founder of a remarkable dynasty. His one remaining ambition is to return to Brazil in triumph, but his friendship with the mad, mercurial king of Dahomey is fraught with danger and threatens his dream. Maps in endpapers. Near Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Fiction Africa Dahomey Ouidah Benin Slavery Africa - Fiction 0671412531

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Kalamos Books
- Book number: 31733

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