A True Tale of Adventure in the Nineteenth-Century Congo
|Series title:||Pagan Kennedy Project Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Santa Fe Writers Project|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $15.00|
| Book Description: |
A largely untold story of an extraordinary historical figure, this biography sheds light on the life of William Sheppard, a 19th-century African American who, for more than 20 years, defied segregation and operated a missionary run by black Americans in the Belgian Congo. This work shows how Sheppard returned to United States periodically, and traveled the country telling tales of his adventures to packed auditoriums. An...