Keeler Library Author Talk: Ilyon Woo, Master Slave Husband Wife


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Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom tells the story of an enslaved couple, William and Ellen Craft, who, in 1848, disguised enslaver and enslaved person, escaped from Macon, Georgia, traveling over 1000 miles to freedom in New England. This year is the 175th anniversary of their flight. Woo’s book has been called gripping, suspenseful, brilliant, and simply a masterpiece. 

Ilyon Woo has written for The Boston Globe and the Wall Street Journal in addition to her two books. She holds a Ph.D. from Columbia.

This Zoom program is co-sponsored with the Bedford and Lewisboro libraries. 

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Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
276 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY
United States

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