Biography & Autobiography

Cassius M Clay

by Keven McQueen
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Release Date: 2001-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 168 pages
ISBN 13: 9781563116674
ISBN 10: 1563116677
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Cassius M Clay written by Keven McQueen, published by Turner Publishing Company which was released on 2001-06. Download Cassius M Clay Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. APPENDIX H The Bodyguard's Notebooks Late in his life , Cassius Clay hired a succession of men who helped tend his farm and also served as bodyguards . One of these was John James of Foxtown , Ky . , who worked at Clay's farm in the mid ... -- The emancipationist Cassius M. Clay has long been one of Kentucky's most controversial and misunderstood figures. This new biography examines his important, though undervalued, place in history from the anti-slavery movement to his role in Lincoln's minister to Russia during the Civil War. Along the way the many fights, romantic entanglements, and political battes of Clay's life are explored. The author, a former guide at Clay's mansion, White Hall, unearthed long forgotten documents such as newspaper and magazine articles, interviews with Clay, and family letters. As a result this book contains much information found in no other Clay biography and many long-standing myths are debunked. In addition to the biography of Clay, the book contains a room-by-room tour of White Hall, several informative appendices, and a collection of ghost stories concerning Clay's mansion, making it both ideal for history buffs and the public at large.