The Underground Railroad

The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 Selection From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a ...

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Sticker on jacket.

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The Underground Railroad
Language: un
Pages: 320
Authors: Colson Whitehead
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-02 - Publisher: Doubleday Books

"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Sticker on jacket.
The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom
Language: un
Pages: 560
Authors: Wilbur H. Siebert
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-10 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, biographies, memoirs, speeches, and other firsthand accounts shed much light on the origins of a system that provided aid to fugitive slaves. 46 black-and-white illustrations.
The Underground Railroad Records
Language: un
Pages: 384
Authors: William Still
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-24 - Publisher: Modern Library

A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad. Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates As a conductor for the Underground Railroad--the covert resistance network created to aid and protect slaves seeking freedom--William
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club)
Language: un
Pages: 304
Authors: Colson Whitehead
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-02 - Publisher: Anchor

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans,
What Was the Underground Railroad?
Language: un
Pages: 108
Authors: Yona Zeldis McDonough
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Penguin

"No one knows where the term "Underground Railroad" came from--there were no trains or tracks, only abolitionist "conductors" who helped bring an estimated 100,000 slaves to freedom through elaborate routes that included "stations," safe houses where fugitives could rest before moving on, and a system of codes and signals used

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