Citizens Creek

Citizens Creek

Tademy, Lalita.


First Atria Books hardcover edition.

Physical Description
420 pages ; 24 cm

Subject Term
Enslaved persons -- Alabama -- Fiction.
African American men -- Alabama -- Fiction.
Creek Indians -- Alabama -- History -- Fiction.
Intercultural communication -- Alabama -- History -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Alabama -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.

Historical fiction.

Cow Tom, born into slavery in Alabama in 1810 and sold to a Creek Indian chief before his tenth birthday, possessed an extraordinary gift: the ability to master languages. As the new country developed westward, and Indians, settlers, and blacks came into constant contact, Cow Tom became a key translator for his Creek master and was hired out to US military generals. His talent earned him money -- but would it also grant him freedom? And what would become of him and his family in the aftermath of the Civil War and the Indian Removal westward?

LibraryCall NumberStatus
Bayport Public LibraryFICTION TADFiction Collection
Stillwater Public LibraryFICTION TADFiction Collection