Freedom Rising: Anna-Lisa Cox on Lincoln's Neighbors
A Stronger Kinship is Winner
of a Michigan Notable Book Award!
NOW IN PAPERBACK: Order through The
University of Nebraska Press
Listen to an interview with Anna-Lisa on Detroit's
(WDET) The Craig Fahle Show. It's about 30 minutes into the
"A wonderful book. . . . Stories like this need
to get around sooner than later. They are what will save this
"A Stronger Kinship is a proof of the wealth
of new insight into American history to be found through attention
to small towns and rural places, where settlers sought to realize
beliefs and ideals that sometimes put them far in advance of society
as a whole. These are precious narratives, instructive and heartening."
(author of Gilead, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize)
"Anna-Lisa Cox has excavated a jewel from our past.
A Stronger Kinship is as refreshing as a cool breeze, and
ever so revealing. Itís a must read for anyone who has ever tangled
with race, Americaís dilemma. It will give you hope."
..............-Alex Kotlowitz (Author
of There Are No Children Here and The Other Side of
Covert's black and white Civil War veterans gathered in front
of Packard's Hall. c. 1885.