Night Boat to Freedom

Night Boat to Freedom

Book - 2006
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At the request of his fellow slave Granny Judith, Christmas John risks his life to take runaways across a river from Kentucky to Ohio. Based on slave narratives recorded in the 1930s.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374312664
0374312664
Characteristics: 1 v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Earl B.

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May 27, 2014

very good . A young 14 yr old rows slaves to freedom on the dark of the moon at the risk of his own life due to his Grandma's urging . And then after many crossings and years it is their turn for freedom . Based on true narratives from slaves that escaped this way. A good book on this subject of the truth is " The Refugee or The Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada " by Drew Benjamin .

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