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