A Free Man of ColorBook - 1997
A historical mystery in 1830s New Orleans whose protagonist is a free man of color. Dr. Benjamin January, back in America after 15 years in Paris where he became a surgeon, goes to the help of a woman. In revenge, he is framed by her enemies for murder and must clear his name. A look at the complicated race relations of the period in New Orleans.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1997.
Branch Call Number: HAMBLY B
Characteristics: 311 pages ; 24 cm.