Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1922-2020) US teacher and author of novels for younger readers and the Young Adult market whose Trapped Between the Lash and the Gun: A Boy's Journey (1999) follows the ordeal of a contemporary African American teenager who is transported by Time Travel into the nightmare of Slavery-ridden antebellum America, from which he must escape. [JC]
born Hoisington, Kansas: 14 March 1922
died 13 March 2020
works (highly selected)
- Trapped Between the Lash and the Gun: A Boy's Journey (New York: The Dial Press, 1999) [hb/David Kahl]
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