Raleigh native Cate Lineberry returns to Quail Ridge with Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls Escape from Slavery to Union Hero. The author of the WWII amazing true story, The Secret Rescue, goes back in time to the Civil War for an inspiring story of desperation and bravery. She shares this stirring real-life saga with us on Tuesday, June 20, at 7 pm. Why isn’t THIS more prominent in the history books? We're honored to be the launch for Be Free, published the day of the event.
"Be Free or Die makes you want to stand up and cheer. Cate Lineberry has done us all a great service by telling this incredibly moving, thrilling, and important story about an American hero who deserves to be remembered, and admired.” ―Candice Millard, author of Hero of the Empire and Destiny of the Republic.
“Unquestionably a remarkable story…A worthwhile Civil War biography cogently presented and ready for the big screen.” ―Kirkus (Starred Review)
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