More than twenty years after this celebrated work of narrative nonfiction won the National Book Award and changed the American conversation about race, Slaves in the Family is reissued by FSG Classics, with a new preface by the author.
The Ball family hails from South Carolina--Charleston and thereabouts. Their plantations were among the oldest and longest-standing plantations in the South. Between 1698 and 1865, close to four thousand black people were born into slavery under the Balls or were bought by them.
- ISBN-13: 9780374534455
- ISBN-10: 0374534454
- Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
- Publish Date: April 2014
- Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 1.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.28 pounds
- Page Count: 544