Meet Author Scott Shane on Tour for Flee North

Book tour announcement featuring the cover of "flee north" by scott shane, with event details for multiple dates and locations.

Meet Pulitzer Prize–winning author and journalist author Scott Shane on tour for Flee North: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery's Borderland, a riveting account of the extraordinary abolitionist, liberator, and writer Thomas Smallwood, who bought his own freedom, led hundreds out of slavery, and named the underground railroad. Flee North tells the story for the first time of an American hero all but lost to history.

Flee North restores to American history one of the most daring African American abolitionists, author of a long-neglected slave narrative, who not only courageously fought slavery but brilliantly satirized it.”
—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.,  Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University.

Tuesday, September 19 | Baltimore, MD
Enoch Pratt Free Library, in conversation with Michael Fletcher
400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
7:00 PM ET
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Wednesday, September 20 | Westminster, MD
Carroll County Public Library
50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157
6:30 PM ET
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Thursday, September 21 | Atlanta, GA
Atlanta History Center
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
7:00 PM ET
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Saturday, September 23 | Baltimore, MD
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
830 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
1:00 PM ET
Ticket information forthcoming

Monday, September 25 | Washington, DC
Politics & Prose in conversation with Helene Cooper
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
7:00 PM ET
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