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It’s doable, but it can take a lot more time

London was then a sprawling metropolis with a population of almost one million people. Image: “Gin Lane,” William Hogarth

Slave castles such as this were common on the Guinea Coast of Africa

On the treacherous coast of Africa, Heathcliff and the first mate go ashore.

The busy seaport of Liverpool was a center of the English slave trade.

Heathcliff helps row toward the ship during a terrible storm at sea

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David Drum has worked as a newspaper reporter, ranch foreman, a funeral director, and more. MFA from the University of Iowa, author of several books.

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