The Torturous Road to Freedom: The Life of Alvin Aaron Coffey

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Alvin Aaron Coffey was born into slavery, but the condition of his birth did not prevent him from achieving his dream of freedom. His story is one of courage, fortitude, and determination. He was born in Mason County, Kentucky, but he was taken to St. Louis, Missouri, after he was given away as a wedding present. He was later sold to a medical doctor who took him to California at the time of the Gold Rush. Alvin worked hard for his owner and for himself, only to be cheated out of the money he made and finally sold to ...

The Torturous Road to Freedom: The Life of Alvin Aaron Coffey 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499770391

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