"Rough Crossings" is the astonishing story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. With gripping, powerfully vivid story-telling, Simon Schama follows the escaped blacks into the fires of the war, and into freezing, inhospitable ...

Rough Crossings 2008, Oberon Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781840028041

Trade paperback

Rough Crossings 2006, BBC Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780563493655