Andrew Ward (author)

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Andrew Ward at a 2008 staged reading of material from his book The Slaves' War, Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, Washington.

Andrew S. Ward (born 1946) is an American writer of historical nonfiction.

He is a former contributing editor to Atlantic Monthly, commentator for National Public Radio's All Things Considered and columnist for the Washington Post. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Works[edit]

  • Fits and Starts: The Premature Memoirs of Andrew Ward, Little-Brown (1978), ISBN 0-316-92199-8[1]
  • The Blood Seed, McGraw-Hill (1987), ISBN 0-07-068133-3[2]
  • Out Here: A Newcomer's Notes from the Great Northwest, Penguin (1992), ISBN 0-14-013054-3[3]
  • Our Bones are Scattered: The Cawnpore Massacres and The Indian Mutiny Of 1857, Henry Holt and Co. (1996), ISBN 0-8050-2437-9
  • Dark Midnight When I Rise: The Story of the Jubilee Singers, Amistad (2001), ISBN 0-06-093482-4[4]
  • River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre in the American Civil War, Penguin (2006), ISBN 0-14-303786-2[5][6]
  • The Slaves' War: The Civil War in the Words of Former Slaves, Houghton Mifflin (2008), ISBN 0-618-63400-2[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander, James E. (April 29, 1978). "Shades of a new Thurber". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  2. ^ Deegan, Carol (February 2, 1986). "'Blood Seed' is rich in imagery, detail". Gainesville Sun. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  3. ^ Solomon, Charles (March 15, 1992). "Review: Out Here: A newcomer's notes from the great Northwest". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  4. ^ Marshall, John (September 17, 2011). "Eclectic mix of writers tapped for state book awards". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  5. ^ Gill, Leonard (September 30, 2005). "History Lessons: Fort Pillow at length; the Delta lost and found". Memphis Flyer. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Raymond, Steve (October 14, 2005). ""River Run Red": Truth buried with Civil War dead". Seattle Times. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Kirsch, Adam (June 4, 2008). "Battle Cry of Freedom: Andrew Ward's 'The Slaves' War'". New York Sun. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  8. ^ Crossen, Cynthia (June 14, 2008). "Just Asking . . . Andrew Ward" The historian and writer on his new Civil War book, 'The Slaves' War'". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved June 17, 2012.