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    • An American Quilt: Unfolding a Story of Family and Slavery

    • By: Rachel May
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of back-breaking fieldwork on plantations. We don't think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic slaves. Rachel May's rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between the agrarian South and the industrial North in the antebellum era - all through the discovery of a remarkable quilt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Fio Zacha on 07-23-18

    Regular price: $24.47