History professor Marcus Rediker has won the $50,000 George Washington prize for his study of the slave trade in his book "The Slave Ship: A Human History."
A story like this must have taken years of research and he justly deserves the award. Good on yer mate! I wish you well.
I'm just glad we ain't competing, I hate being a loser!!!!
The distinguished prize, given each year for the best book written about the era of the Founding Fathers, is one of the largest and most prestigious book awards in the US.
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