Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

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Product Details
Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.24 X 8.0 X 0.65 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385497671

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About the Author
Jacqueline Tobin is the author of From Midnight to Dawn: The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad, Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad and The Tao of Women. She is also a teacher, collector, and writer of women's stories. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Raymond Dobard, Ph.D., is an art history professor at Howard University and a nationally known African-American quilter. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Reviews
"Hidden in Plain View is mesmerizing." --The New York Times Book Review

"A captivating read." --Dayton Daily News

"Unfolds like a scholarly detective story and offers convincing evidence that quilts were used 'to conceal and yet reveal' a means of escape on the Underground Railroad." --Orange County Register

"A groundbreaking work." --Emerge