The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage - History/Biography by Rebecca Del Giudice

A Danish immigrant who exposes injustice – with the help of Theodore Roosevelt. The first African-American woman to run for President of the United States. The intrepid reporter who dared to expose the truth behind the lynching of thousands of Americans.
The stories of these extraordinary people and many more like them are the focus of The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage

Author Rebecca Del Giudice has been researching and writing about American history for more than 20 years. During that time, she's rediscovered powerful and moving stories that most Americans have never read until now. These unsung heroes embodied the best of America in their fight for human rights.

From a man who risked his life to uncover the secrets of the Ku Klux Klan to a man who gave his life for the freedom of the press, these stories of unbelievable bravery will inspire and move you.

Read The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage now and get to know these incredible people. 

The Wished-For Country profiles 14 great Americans: Elijah Parish Lovejoy; Elizabeth Blackwell; John Muir; Robert Smalls; Jacob Riis; Ida B. Wells-Barnett; Frances Perkins; Earl Warren; Wayne Morse; Emma Tenayuca; Stetson Kennedy; Fannie Lou Hamer; Shirley Chisholm, and Harvey Milk.

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