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Dessa Rose
Dessa Rose
Author: Sherley Anne Williams
This acclaimed historical novel is based on two actual incidents: In 1829 in Kentucky, a pregnant black woman helped lead an uprising of a group of slaves headed to the market for sale. She was sentenced to death, but her hanging was delayed until after the birth of her baby. In North Carolina in 1830, a white woman living on an isolated farm wa...  more »
ISBN: 149318
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 181
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Publisher: William Morrow and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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