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Re: new book Freedom Ships
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Authors of Freedom Ships are:
Robert Carey, principal author
John Furbay, supporting author

Characters, real or imagined:
Most of them are real historical figures in Liberian/American history.
A few were composites of typical people of those times, and thus are fictional.

Availability of book:
Besides the publisher (Af-Am Links Press, 3100 SW Bracken Ct. #10, Topeka, KS 66614-6011, e-mail the book is available from all bookstores who place orders with book wholesalers Ingram Book Co. and Baker & Taylor, as well as online from

Some libraries have the book.

Authenticity of book: like all historical novels Freedom Ships blends factual research with creative imagination to make history come alive for modern readers. Carey took 13 years to comb through hundreds of emigrant letters and diaries, newspaper and journal accounts in major university libraries and the Library of Congress, and official documents of the U.S. Navy and Congressional archives.

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