The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls

The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611178555
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Series: Young Palmetto Books Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 576,564
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author


Louise Meriwether is a novelist, journalist, and teacher. She earned a B.A. in English from New York University and an M.A. in journalism from the University of California, at Los Angeles. In the 1950s Meriwether worked for Universal Studios as the first African American story analyst in Hollywood. Her first novel, Daddy Was a Number Runner, received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. Meriwether has taught creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Houston.


Jonathan Green has gained acclaim as one of the most important contemporary artists of the Southern experience. His work has been exhibited and collected internationally and appears in Gullah Images: The Art of Jonathan Green. Green has been honored with the NAACP Image Awards Key of Life, the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award of the South Carolina Arts Commission, the South Carolina Order of the Palmetto, and other accolades.

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