Thursday, February 12, 2009

Listen to this amazing true story from NPR

...amazing story on NPR yesterday...Give it a Listen...

Martha Sandweiss: "Passing Strange" (Penguin)

Clarence King was a famed explorer, scientist, and hero of late nineteenth century history. But the blue-eyed and fair-skinned King also led a secret double life passing as a black man. A historian examines the secret King only revealed on his deathbed to his black wife of thirteen years.

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