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Beverly Lowry
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Beverly Lowry is the author of six novels and the nonfiction works Crossed Over and Her Dream of Dreams. The recipient of the 2007 Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award, Lowry teaches at George Mason University. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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Crossed Over
A Murder, A Memoir
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $16.00

The novelist Beverly Lowry was mourning her son’s death in a hit-and-run accident when she came across a newspaper story about Karla Faye Tucker, the infamous Houston murderer who was then on death row. The article captured Tucker’s innocent beauty, the stunning brutality of her crimes—committed with a pickaxe—and the stories... Read more >
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Crossed Over
A Murder, A Memoir
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $18.95

From the award-winning novelist and biographer Beverly Lowry comes an astonishing re-imagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of Her People.”

Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress, raid leader, nurse, fund-raiser, cook, intelligence gatherer, Underground Railroad organizer, and abolitionist. In Harriet Tubman, Lowry creates a portrait enriched with... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $26.00

“I am at peace with God and all mankind.”
—Harriet Tubman to Mary Talbert, on the occasion of their last visit, 1913
Now, from the award-winning novelist and biographer, an astonishing reimagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman—the “Moses of Her People.”

During her lifetime Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress... Read more >
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Her Dream of Dreams
The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $15.00

I am a woman that came from the cotton fields of the South; I was promoted from there to the wash-tub; then I was promoted to the cook kitchen, and from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations.” —Madam C. J. Walker, National Negro Business... Read more >
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Her Dream of Dreams
The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

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