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Author Bird, Sarah, author.

Title Daughter of a daughter of a queen / Sarah Bird.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Bird    New Books Pittsburg 2ndFL  DUE 12-01-20
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 398 pages ; 25 cm.
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Summary "The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army "Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me forget it." Missouri, 1864 Powerful, epic, and compelling, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen shines light on a nearly forgotten figure in history. Cathy Williams was born and lived a slave until the Union army comes and destroys the only world she's known. Separated from her family, she makes the impossible decision, to fight in the army disguised as a man with the Buffalo Soldiers. With courage and wit, Cathy must not only fight for her survival and freedom in the ultimate man's world, but never give up on her mission to find her family, and the man she loves. Beautiful, strong, and impactful, Cathy's story is one that illustrates the force of hidden history come to light, the strength of women, and the power of love"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Williams, Cathay, 1844-approximately 1893 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Fiction.
United States. Army -- African American troops -- Fiction.
Cross-dressers -- United States -- Fiction.
Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Women slaves -- United States -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
War stories
ISBN 9781250193162

 
    
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