Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: April 9, 2013 Price: $16.00
In 1835, the city of Washington simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves for the first time. Among the enslaved was nineteen-year-old Arthur Bowen, who stumbled home drunkenly one night, picked up an axe, and threatened his owner, respected socialite Anna Thornton...
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