The Life and the Adventures of A Haunted Convict

The Life and the Adventures of A Haunted Convict

eBook - 2016
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-- "Remarkable . . . triumphantly defiant . . . The book's greatest value lies in the gap it fills: As writer and historian Edward Ball notes, the mosaic that is the history of the common man has many missing tiles, and (Austin) Reed's book places an important piece into that mosaic.' "-- -- The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict -- --Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University "The voice of Austin Reed, a black man in early nineteenth-century America who was incarcerated at the tender age of ten, rises up and speaks to us now, in artful, picaresque tones, to tell of his own unbelievable suffering. He's a riveting figure. -- "From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780812997101
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (lxx, 270 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Haunted convict

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