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A journalist's exhaustively researched, intensely personal quest confronts the legacy of slavery connecting his south carolina family and the people they enslaved. Edward ball, recipient of the 1998 national book award, delivers the keynote speech at the annual meeting of the san diego historical society a descendent. Slaves in the family by edward ball in five pages ball's text is the subject of a book review with the author's relevance also evaluated. The nook book (ebook) of the slaves in the family by edward ball at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more.
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