South of Freedom. (Signed)
Signed. First edition of the author’s first book. A Tennessee native, Rowan was a respected journalist for the Minneapolis Tribune, a Department of State government official, and an ambassador to Finland. Rowan’s book documents his trip to the South in 1951 where he explores issues of race, the lives of African Americans living in the South post-Second World War, and his life as a youth in Tennessee.
Description: South of Freedom. (Signed)
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. 270 pages. Publisher’s cloth. Very good in a good or better dustwrapper.
Blockson Collection 4037. Brinano (rev.) 600.