Freedom Road. [Inscribed by the Author; W.E.B. Du Bois Foreword]
Foreword by W.E.B. Du Bois
“[A] sympathetic account of freed slaves during the period of Reconstruction that followed the Civil War.” (ANB) Inscribed by the author.
First published in 1944, this new edition issued as part of a uniform set of the collected works of American novelist Howard Fast. With a Foreword by African American academic and author W.E.B. Du Bois specially written for this new edition. Freedom Road was dramatized on television in 1979 starring Muhammad Ali in the lead, playing a formerly-enslaved man elected to the U.S. Senate during Reconstruction.
Description: Freedom Road. [Inscribed by the Author; W.E.B. Du Bois Foreword]
New York: The Heron Press, (1944),1952. viii, –263. 8¼ x 5¾. Publisher’s light brown cloth; dust jacket. Very good in a good dust jacket, price-clipped, with separations along flaps and edge chipping. Inscribed by author on free, front endpaper.