Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero / Cate Lineberry.

Lineberry, Cate, (author.).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 21 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 21 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler 921 SMALLS (Text) 73174005033070 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B SMALLS R (Text) 33118000181811 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B SMALLS (Text) 36806002074621 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 973.7 LIN (Text) 840191002453398 Auburn Plaza - Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 SMA (Text) 33187004241374 Nonfiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 973.7 LINEBERRY (Text) 75342000086392 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIOGRAPHY Smalls (Text) 36626103921540 New Adult Biographies Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch B.c Smalls, Robert (Text) 78294000268559 New Adult Biography Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B SMALLS, ROBERT (Text) 37500004458788 Biographies Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B S635l (Text) 76383000451191 Adult Biographies Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250101860
  • ISBN: 1250101867
  • Physical Description: xiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
In Be Free or Die, Cate Lineberry tells the remarkable story of Smalls' escape and his many accomplishments during the war, including becoming the first black captain of an Army vessel. In a particularly poignant moment, Smalls even bought the home that he and his mother had once served in as house slaves.
Subject: Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915.
Planter (Steamship)
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Ship captains > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, African American.
African American legislators > Biography.
Fugitive slaves > South Carolina > Beaufort > Biography.
Beaufort (S.C.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Additional Resources