Mother of Orphans

Available for pre-sale order. 

 Irish Alice crossed the 19th century Jim Crow color line, then she crossed back -- without her children. Monstrous, until you know the story.


A family of black women recall their daring 19th century white matriarch. 

Pre-sale order at no charge until the book ships

Mother of Orphans: The True and Curious Story of Irish Alice, a Colored Man's Widow.

New York: 2Leaf Press, 2019.