• 9780824522162
William Kelley (Author)

Henriette Delille

Servant of Slaves

In this new novel, Oscar-winning writer William Kelley tells the true story of a young, southern, female quadroon who overcame the racial prejudice of the pre-civil war era to create a religious order dedicated to…

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  • Title: Henriette Delille
  • Subtitle: Servant of Slaves
  • Page Count: 240
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824522162)
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (24.95)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (33.95)
  • Retail Canada: 33.95

William Kelley (Author)

William Kelley is the co-recipient of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Witness, starring Harrison Ford, universally acclaimed as one of the finest screenplays in Hollywood history. He has also written five novels and dozens of scripts for television and film.

  1. "Miss Henriette Delille had for long years consecrated herself totally to God without reservation to the instruction of the ignorant and principally to the slave. To perpetuate this kind of apostolate, so different yet so necessary, she had founded with the help of certain pious persons the House of the Holy Family, a house poor and little known except by the poor and the young, and which for the past ten or twelve years has produced, quietly, a considerable good which will continue. Having never heard of philanthropy, this poor maid has done more than the great philanthropists with their systems so brilliant yet so vain."
    --New Orleans Tribune

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