Book: York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark

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York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition

Author: Rhoda Blumberg
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Publisher: HarperCollins

Did you know that an African-American man participated in Lewis and Clark’s famous expedition? Working alongside free men, Clark’s slave York played an important role in the journey’s success.

This award-winning book draws on extensive research to give a gripping and insightful account of York’s significant contribution to this landmark historical event.

Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806.

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