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Flight to Freedom - The Story of the Underground Railroad (Cód: 9496346)

Buckmaster,Henrietta

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This is a story of almost unbelievable heroism and great daring, told with gusto and sincerity. It is told through the lives of courageous men and women—some of them known to us by name; most of them, unknown. 



The Underground Railroad maneuvered the escape of Southern slaves to the North. It was carried on at first by a handful of people: Quakers, ministers, farmers, journalists, the escaped slaves themselves. The movement spread, and eventually the network extended from Georgia to Iowa, from Alabama to Canada. 

The North Star was the slave's hope . . . "keep on going north, and if you do not die, you will find freedom." Going north meant careful planning, hairbreadth escapes at night, slow journeys through swamps and forests, careful disguises along open roads. It meant hunger, weariness, and dread. But the rewards of freedom from slavery were worth all the suffering. 



Henrietta Buckmaster has told this little-known story against a background of the times. 



But history is made by people. So Flight to Freedom is the story of people: Harriet Tubman, Levi Coffin, Wendell Phillips, Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass—and Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose vivid picture of slavery hastened the climax of a conflict that had been brewing since the first slaves were brought to these shores from Africa in chains. 



It is a glorious story the author tells, a dramatic chapter in our history. It is a story that is not yet finished.

The New York Times describes Henrietta Buckmaster, as “a popular novelist, historian and editor best known for her portrayal of the underground railroad and the abolition movement  in the novel ''Let My People Go''...

“A prolific writer of children's stories as well as historical novels, Miss Buckmaster was known also for her wide humanitarian interests, which included participation in the civil-rights movement and other causes, such as those of American Indians and prisoners' rights.

Among Miss Buckmaster's other works were the novel ''And Walk in Love,'' published in 1956; ''All the Living'' (1962), and ''A Lion in the Stone'' (1968).”

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Produto sob encomenda Não
Marca Ebooks for Students, Ltd. (Livros Digitais)
Cód. Barras 9780985034542
Acabamento e-book
Início da Venda 07/07/2015
Territorialidade Internacional
Formato Livro Digital Epub
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Tamanho do Arquivo 597
Proteção Drm Sim
Idioma 337
Código do Formato Epub
Número de Páginas 217 (aproximado)
Ano da Publicação 2015
Peso 0.00 Kg
AutorBuckmaster,Henrietta