My Name is Not Friday

by Jon Walter Year Published:

Samuel is his name... not Friday. Free-born Samuel is sold into slavery in Mississippi during the Civil War. While held captive, he is determined to make his mistress see the humanity in he and his fellow field hands.  While kidnapped he never forgets about the younger brother he left from the orphanage and intellegently plans a way to return to reunite with his brother. The turn of events that occur on the way to freedom slow him down and reshape his world, but they do not deter him.