My Name is Not Friday
"Samuel's endearing, immersive narration makes the novel a fascinating and unforgettable account of a brutal ...
: A Novel
The pre-Civil War South comes brilliantly to life in this masterfully written novel about a mysterious and ...
The Secrets of Mary Bowser
With the rich detail of Cold Mountain, the strong female bonds of The Help, and the untold history of The ...
This is a story about men whose lives began in slavery, who weathered the Civil War; newly freed men who have ...
'Hambly's brilliantly crafted eighth historical brings the antebellum South so alive you could swear ...
The Known World
Edward P. Jones
A black farmer, bootmaker and former slave becomes proprietor of his own plantation, as well as of his own ...
The Bondwoman's Narrative
: A Novel
Hannah Crafts, Henry Louis Gates
Written in the 1850's by a runaway slave (and recently discovered and edited by Professor Gates), this ...
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