Port Sullivan
Fiction
6 x 9, 200 pp.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016
  paper
Price:        $18.00

978-1-62288-105-5

Published by Stephen F. Austin University Press

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Port Sullivan

Robert A. Shearer

Port Sullivan is an action-filled fictional story of a young Creole lady and her son and their odyssey on a packet boat that takes place in the era of steamboats and slavery prior to the emerging American Civil War. A masterful storyteller, Shearer deftly weaves the elements of frontier survival, cultural diversity, racial inequality, murder, tragedy, voodoo, ghosts, legacy, and the lure of life on a steamboat for a young boy.

ROBERT A. SHEARER is a retired professor of criminal justice from Sam Houston State University. He grew up in Dallas and currently lives in College Station, Texas.

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