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Buffalo Soldier by Maurice Broaddus
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Buffalo Soldier is a Steampunk novel with a Jamaican protagonist which (I believe) is completely unique. Reading words like "raassclaat" after a wild-west style shootout in a saloon or the main character Desmond craving Ackee & Saltfish after he took a ride on a mechanical horse made this book unlike anything I have ever read before!

Desmond is tasked with protecting a very special little boy called Lij Tafari and the story is about how they try to make thier journey to safety.

I really admire the author's imagination, the only problem was how short this story was; I was desperate to know more about Lij but I never actually got that information.

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Reading Progress

December 20, 2016 – Shelved
December 20, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
May 20, 2017 – Shelved as: ereader
May 23, 2017 – Started Reading
May 25, 2017 –
page 70
May 26, 2017 – Finished Reading

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