In Search of the Promised Land

A Slave Family in the Old South
Author(s): 
Franklin, John Hope
Author(s): 
Schweninger, Loren
ISBN: 
0195160886
Date published: 
October 2005
Paperback
Price: 
£7.99

In an engaging narrative format, In Search of the Promised Land tells the story of the Thomas-Rapier family of Nashville, following Sally Thomas and her sons James, Henry, and John to analyze the complex and ambiguous nature of slavery and freedom in the Old South.