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Esi Edugyan won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for & # 39; Washington Black & # 39;

The Canadian Press

Published Monday, November 19 2018 4:07 EST

Last Updated Monday, November 19, 2018 21:03 EST

TORONTO – Victoria-based writer Esi Edugyan has won the $ 100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for the second time with his latest novel "Washington Black."

Published by Patrick Crean Editions, this novel follows the story of an 11-year-old boy who fled slavery at the Barbados sugar plantation with the help of a better brother of the owner.


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