“I want dramatic history that reads like a novel”–New York Times

Instant New York Times bestseller.

Hear conversation with Imani Perry about music, history, and creative process, hosted by the Philadelphia Free Library.

Listen to interview with Steve Inskeep on NPR.

Read review by W. Caleb McDaniel in the New York Times.

Watch show with CBS Sunday Morning with Mark Whitaker and Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely, a great-great-granddaughter of Ellen and William Craft. Air date January 13.

Read an excerpt in the Boston Globe Magazine.

“In this superbly researched and masterfully written book, Woo gives William and Ellen Craft’s story the detailed attention it so richly deserves.”
—Library Journal (starred review)

“A gripping adventure… suspenseful and wonderfully told. A captivating tale that ably captures the determination and courage of a remarkable couple.”
—Kirkus reviews (starred review)

“This novelistic history soars.”
—Publishers Weekly