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Program Type: Book Discussions
Age: Adult
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Be Free or Die 
by Cate Lineberry

The true story of a little-known African American slave and how he seized a Confederate steamer and delivered it to Union forces. The act freed him and his family and led him to become the first black captain of an Army ship. 

Registration required: Meets at the Carriage House behind the Lombard Historical Society, just across from the Library. 

Extra copies of the book are available through the Patron Services desk.