Hope's Highway; a Novel. Sarah Lee Brown Fleming.
Hope's Highway; a Novel

Hope's Highway; a Novel

New York: Neale Publishing Company, 1918. 1st ed. Hardcover. 156p. Original olive green cloth. 19cm. Backstrip darkened, with lettering on backstrip now rather indistinct. Modest cover spotting. Fromer owner's name and "Christmas 1920 on front free endpaper. A sound copy. No Jacket. Rare novel about a young African American who is wrongly imprisoned and escapes from a southern chain gang. After an improbable trial, the young man attends Oxford University and eventually returns to the South to successfully rebuild an educational institution for African Americans. Ms. Fleming also wrote a volume of poetry ("Clouds and Sunshine") which was published in 1920. Good. Item #88244

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