2017 National Book Award Longlist, Nonfiction

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge
(Atria / 37 INK / Simon & Schuster)


ISBN: 9781501126390


ABOUT THE BOOK (FROM THE PUBLISHER)

A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation’s capital and reach freedom.


About the Author

Erica Armstrong Dunbar is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University. She also serves as Director of the Program in African American History at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Her first book, A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City was published by Yale University Press in 2008.


SUGGESTED LINKS

- WEBSITE: ericaarmstrongdunbar.com

- TWITTER: @ericaadunbar


Get THE BOOK

- Amazon.com

- Barnes & Noble

- IndieBound.org

- iBooks

- WorldCat (Library catalog)