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  • ISBN: 9780345804327
  • ISBN: 0345804325
  • Physical Description: 313 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Anchor Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First Anchor Books edition, January 2018." --Verso of title page.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ajarry -- Georgia -- Ridgeway -- South Carolina -- Stevens -- North Carolina -- Ethel -- Tennessee -- Caesar -- Indiana -- Mabel -- The North.
Summary, etc.:
"Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels. Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom"--Publisher's description.
Awards Note:
National Book Award, 2016.
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence for Fiction Winner, 2017.
Subject: n-us---
Underground Railroad Fiction
Fugitive slaves United States Fiction
United States History 19th century Fiction
Fugitive slaves United States Fiction
Fugitive slaves
Underground Railroad
United States
Genre: Novels.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.
Novels.
Historical fiction.

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