The 17th Century Life of Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk

May 5, 2011

What was life like for the first Native American to graduate Harvard College in 1665? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks will join us this hour to discuss what we know of the real life of Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk and how it inspired her new novel “Caleb’s Crossing” (Viking, 2011).

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[2] Geraldine Brooks: http://www.geraldinebrooks.com/

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