Slaves in the Family

Product Number: EB00713049
Released: Oct 24, 2017
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781466897496
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Fifteen years after its hardcover debut, the FSG Classics reissue of the celebrated work of narrative nonfiction that won the National Book Award and changed the American conversation about race, with a new preface by the author The Ball family hails from South Carolina-Charleston and thereabouts. Their plantations were among the oldest and longest-standing plantations in the South. Between 1698 and 1865, close to four thousand black people were born into slavery under the Balls or were bought by them. In Slaves in the Family, Edward Ball recounts his efforts to track down and meet the descendants of his family's slaves. Part historical narrative, part oral history, part personal story of investigation and catharsis, Slaves in the Family is, in the words of Pat Conroy, "a work of breathtaking generosity and courage, a magnificent study of the complexity and strangeness and beauty of the word 'family.'"

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Author(s): Edward Ball
Original Publish Date: Oct 24, 2017

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Author(s): Edward Ball
Narrator(s): Edward Ball
Product Number Z100140437
Released: Jan 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781250213365

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