text An American quilt : unfolding a story of family and slavery

Following the trail left by an unfinished quilt, this illuminating saga examines slavery from the cotton fields of the South to the textile mills of New England--and the humanity behind it. When we think of slavery, most of us think of the America... Read more

Piecing the quilt -- Eliza, Minerva, & Juba -- Warp & weft: agriculture & industry -- Mosaic -- Medicine & its failures -- Hickory root -- The Leonids: a sermon in patchwork -- Even there -- Canuto matanew -- An abomination -- Living history -- Portraits.

ix, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, genealogical table ; 24 cm.
Pegasus Books 2018

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SBBDL 306.362 May 2018 in Adult Non-fiction Available

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