Proud Shoes (Black Women Writers Series)
Publish date: August 1st 1999
Publisher: Beacon Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
This book is a hidden gem: the biography of a mixed-race family around the time of the Civil War. It was published well before its time – in 1956 there wasn’t much interest in African-American family sagas – but it is well-written and fascinating in part because this isn’t a commonly-told story. Mur...