Yellow Rose of Texas: The Myth of Emily Morgan tells the fact based story of the African-American woman who inspired the world famous folk song. In this graphic novel the adventures of Emily Morgan reveal the Texas war for independence through the eyes of a black woman who survived the Alamo and played an important part in winning the war. While the story of Texas is told with attention to historical detail, the story of Emily is elevated to a romantic myth.
|Publisher:||McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Douglas Brode is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright, film historian, and award winning journalist. He teaches courses on various popular culture subjects at the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Department of Radio, TV and Film, at Syracuse University. The author of more than 35 books on the visual and performing arts, he regularly appears on national radio and TV shows as a special guest. Joe Orsak is a graphic artist from Syracuse, New York. He traveled the world as a youth, graduating from high school in Rome. He returned to the States for a degree from Syracuse University in 1974. While working in advertising he developed newspaper strips, comic books and graphic novels.