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Etched in clay : the life of Dave, enslaved potter and poet

Author: Andrea Cheng
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cheng, Andrea.
Etched in clay.
New York : Lee & Low Books, c2013
(OCoLC)848751631
Named Person: Dave; Dave
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Cheng
ISBN: 9781600604515 160060451X
OCLC Number: 768793110
Notes: "The story is a narrative biography, told in verse, with some imagined scenes, people, thoughts, and dialogue. These parts of the story are dramatic extensions of historically documented events and interactions."--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 143 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Andrea Cheng ; woodcuts by the author.

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"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.

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