Etched in Clay

Etched in Clay

The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet

Book - 2013
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"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.
"Here is an evocative portrait of Dave as memorable as one of his jars. Through simple yet powerful poetry, including some of Dave's inscriptions, we learn his extraordinary story of perseverance, creative inspiration, and hope." -- Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781600604515
Branch Call Number: J/ 811.6 CHENG
Characteristics: xv, 143 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm


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