PositiveBooklistThis timely, relevant, and important book should find a home with readers interested in American ancestry as well as those seeking information about Jefferson and Sally Hemmings and the history of slavery in the U.S.
PositiveBooklistA readable narrative ... Compelling storytelling paired with extensive research bring together the myths and the truths that have surrounded Pearl Hart for generations.
RaveBooklistApplegate writes masterfully in linear prose, accompanied by visually engaging photography ... For a character in history that seemed to hold an incredible amount of power, Adler is shown here as someone who sincerely attempts to make the American dream a reality. The summation of this era is so often centered around the male experience; Applegate takes this stereotype and flips the narrative to reveal the dark underbelly of New York and the women who ran it.
PositiveBooklistMaher’s sharp, detailed prose reads like fiction, but unfortunately this gripping account is the horrific true story of those who have sacrificed their own lives and livelihood for clean, drinkable water. In the end, the enemy is nothing less than corporate greed.