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The writer of this book, Frank Yerby, was born in the United States of America in the year 1916 and he died in Spain in 1991. 664 more words


WWC 2014, Day 2: An hour with Jack Whyte

Jack is simply fabulous. You can read more about him on his web site, camulod.com/aboutjack.

When I wrote The Sky Stone, I was called by the Historical Society to speak to a bunch of academics. 490 more words

Authorial Name Dropping

September 5 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – September 5 *

1804 – Absalom Jones is ordained a priest in the Protestant
Episcopal Church.

1846 – John Wesley Cromwell is born into slavery in Portsmouth, 530 more words

African American History

Yerby, Frank: Author of Historical Fiction Novels

Frank Yerby

Yerby was born in 1916, he was an African American novelist known for historical fiction. He’s best work is he’s novel “Of The Dahomean” (1971, later republished as “The Man from Dahomey). 124 more words


Benton's Row Is Uneven and Unoriginal

If I were asked whether Frank Yerby’s Benton’s Row is

a) a typical Yerby novel
b) better than the typical Yerby novel
c) worse than the typical Yerby novel… 207 more words