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Chasing the North Star : a novel / Robert Morgan.

Morgan, Robert, 1944- author. (Author).
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  • 35 of 36 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F MORGAN R. (Text) 34706001513383 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F MOR (Text) 34044000878858 ADULT FICTION Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC MORGAN (Text) 79361000098379 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC MORGAN R (Text) 73174005027639 Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC MORGAN (Text) 33118000173440 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC MOR (Text) 38217000550356 Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) FIC MOR (Text) 33187004049447 Fiction (adult) - A Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC MOR (Text) 33187004049439 Fiction (adult) - R Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg FIC MORGAN (Text) 32826014009492 Adult Fiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown AF MORGAN (Text) 75342000081566 Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781565126275
  • ISBN: 1565126270
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: On a moonless night in the spring of 1851, a young slave makes a bid for freedom with only the North Star to guide him. Novelist and historian Robert Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of a runaway slave named Jonah Williams, who, on his eighteenth birthday, flees the South Carolina plantation on which he was born with only a few saved coins, a knife, and the clothes on his back. No shoes, no map, no clear idea of where to head, except north, hiding during the day and running through the night. Although Jonah eludes the men sent to capture him, the one person who never loses his trail is Angel, a slave girl he meets in North Carolina, remarkably free in spirit, who sees Jonah as her way to freedom and sets out to follow him. Morgan's clear, simple prose brings an urgency and authenticity to this spellbinding story of two teenage runaways and their terrifying world.
Subject: Fugitive slaves > Fiction.
United States > History > 1815-1861 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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