Episode 101: Historical Fiction with Thomas Ott

July 28, 2019

All In with Pauline Hawkins

Thomas Ott earned his Ph.D. in Caribbean History from the University of Tennessee and is the author of The Haitian Revolution: 1791-1804 and Saturday and the Witch Woman. In 2010 he retired from the University of North Alabama to write the story of Saturday, a slave on the French side of his ancestors and a participant in the world’s greatest slave rebellion. He joins me from North Alabama.

Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of his life:1st song: “City of New Orleans” by Arlo Guthrie; 2nd song: “Sunday Morning Coming Down” by Johnny Cash; and 3rd song: “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge.

To order Thomas’s book, go to: https://www.wordcrafts.net/thomas-o-ott/

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