What is the basic plot of The Slave Dancer?

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The followin is from the enotes quicknotes: Jessie Bollier, the narrator of The Slave Dancer , relates how he was kidnapped at age thirteen and made to play his fife on a slave ship, how he endured a journey to West Africa and back, and how he and the young...

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The followin is from the enotes quicknotes:
Jessie Bollier, the narrator of The Slave Dancer, relates how he was kidnapped at age thirteen and made to play his fife on a slave ship, how he endured a journey to West Africa and back, and how he and the young slave Ras survived a shipwreck. He resists the moral corruption of the sadistic men on the slave ship and eventually triumphs over the poverty of his childhood by becoming an apothecary, or druggist. These victories are not easily gained, though. Jessie vividly records his struggles with the slave dealers and the elements of nature, and carries with him a permanent psychological scar: never again is he able to listen to music.

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