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Beverly Lowry

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
Written by Beverly Lowry
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-71380-4 (0-375-71380-8)

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... Read more






Harriet Tubman
Written by Beverly Lowry
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2008
$18.95/22.50(Canada) | 978-0-385-72177-6 (0-385-72177-3)

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






Harriet Tubman
Written by Beverly Lowry
Doubleday | Hardcover | June 2007
$26.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-50291-7 (0-385-50291-5)

“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...

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Her Dream of Dreams
Written by Beverly Lowry
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2004
$15.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76803-6 (0-679-76803-3)

Madam C. J. Walker is an American rags-to-riches icon. Born to former slaves in Louisiana in 1867, she went on to become a prominent African American businesswoman and the first female self-made millionaire in U.S. history. The story of her transformation from a laundress to a tremendously successful entrepreneur is both... Read more





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