THE LAST SLAVE SHIP: THE TRUE STORY OF HOW CLOTILDA WAS FOUND, HER DESCENDANTS, AND AN EXTRAORDINARY RECKONING is told by the man who discovered the remains of the ship and travelled around the world to bring truth to readers from the mouths of descendants on all sides of the buying and selling of human beings. This is a powerful and remarkable book.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Ben Raines on the title page at our store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in January, 2022 by Simon and Schuster.
BEN RAINES (shown below on our Wall of Fame) is a journalist, filmmaker, and author, who may be best known for discovering the wreck of the Clotilda, the last ship to bring enslaved Africans to the United States, off the coast of Alabama. He has won more than two dozen awards for his coverage of environmental issues and natural wonders in Alabama and on the Gulf Coast. Thank you Ben Raines for signing our books.