Books by Malvina Shanklin Harlan

SOME MEMORIES OF A LONG LIFE, 1854-1911 by Malvina Shanklin Harlan
Released: May 1, 2001

"A valuable personal look at a key figure in American judicial history."
Recently discovered in the Library of Congress, a previously unpublished memoir by the wife of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, revealed here as a former slaveholder whose ringing words in defense of civil rights contrasted with his decidedly paternalistic view of racial minorities. Read full book review >