John Jasper

John Jasper
Item# 001712

Product Description

Written by William E. Hatcher

This is the story of an extraordinary 19th-century black preacher in Richmond, Virginia. Recounts his life of 40 years as a slave and 40 years as a free man. The reflections and insights of this book give us a rare view of race relationships in the South both during and after slavery. Contains several of his sermons, including the famous "The Sun Do Move".

Green softcover with portrait of Jasper on front cover. 185 pages.