Slaves in the Family.
Ball, Edward.

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. First edition. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards and light scuffing to covers. Dj is lightly worn and rubbed along edges with scuffing to covers. 504 pages with illustrations, endnotes, sources (bibliography), genealogies, and index. An interesting history of the Ball family, their slaves and dependents, and the plantation in the Charleston region of South Carolina from the arrival of Elias Ball there in 1698 to the forced emancipation by Union soldiers in 1865. A National Book Award winner. (Item ID: 5203)


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