Dred Scott's Advocate: A Biography of Roswell M. Fieldby Kenneth C. Kaufman
In Dred Scott's Advocate, Kenneth C. Kaufman suggests they are to be found in the character of Roswell Field himself, in his interests and beliefs, and in the circumstances of the times in which he lived. Told through the eyes of the brilliant attorney and plaintiff who participated in this historic courtroom drama, this story re-creates the suspense of more than a decade of litigation, as Dred Scott maneuvered his way through an often hostile American judicial system in the hope of achieving his freedom.
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