Synopses & Reviews
This acclaimed bestselling collection of more than 200 fascinating letters spans 350 years of American history and culture, and represents selections from Amelia Earhart to Malcolm X.
About the Author
Andrew Carroll is the executive director of the American Poetry & Literacy Project, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that promotes literacy and encourages a greater public awareness of poetry. The author of several books, he lives in Washington, D.C.
Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, as well as the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Measure of Our Success.