Welcome! Thank you so much for reading All Different Kinds of Free. If you've selected my novel for your book club, I'd love to sit in on your discussion via Skype. I'll also mail your group a package of goodies (bookmarks, signed bookplates and a few surprises). Email me!
Reader Guide & Book Club Questions. Printable PDF. Contains spoilers!
If you would like an electronic autograph, please make a request through this great Authorgraph site by clicking on the image below.
Curious about the research behind All Different Kinds of Free? The following links and books contain historical information, photos and insights about Prigg v. Pennsylvania, 1800s America and slavery. They were instrumental in my research for the book.
Africans in America (website based on the PBS documentary)
My Bondage, My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
Slave Testimony: Two Centuries of Letter, Speeches, Interviews, and Autobiographies edited by John Blassingame
A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe
If you enjoy reading historical fiction from this era, I highly recommend the following novels.
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
Douglass' Women by Jewel Parker Rhodes
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe