This book marks a new state in the history of African Americans in Maine and the United States. It is a lavishly illustrated tapestry of personal reminiscences, local, state, and national history that makes us reconsider what we thought we knew. It brings together professional and local historians, genealogists and storytellers, participants and narrators in an accessible, fascinating, and groundbreaking way. By H. H. Price and Gerald E. Talbot. 2006 paperback, 429 pages.