Inheriting the Trade

Inheriting the Trade

A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-trading Dynasty in U.S. History

Book - 2008
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A trailblazing memoir about one familys quest to face its slave-trading past, Inheriting the Trade is DeWolfs powerful and disarmingly honest story of their journey.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780807072813
Branch Call Number: 306.362 D524i 2008
Characteristics: xiii, 262 p. : geneal. table ; 23 cm


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Thomas Norman DeWolf was one of over 200 DeWolfs invited to participate in a "family trip" to revisit the triangle trade his ancestors made to acquire and exchange slaves for the rum. He did not say, "no," and the trip forever changed his life. Local author.

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