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Worthy Brown's daughter / Phillip Margolin.

Margolin, Phillip. (Author). Culp, Jason (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9780062308542 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0062308548 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 59 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jason Culp.
Summary, etc.:
Matthew Penny, a young lawyer, arrives on the frontier with nothing but shattered dreams. Unable to face the memories that await back home, he joins the handful of lawyers practicing in Portland, Oregon-which in 1860 is just a riverfront town in a state less than a year old. Worthy Brown, a slave from Georgia, journeys west with his master, Caleb Barbour, who promises to reward Worthy and his daughter, Roxanne, with their freedom if they help him establish a homestead in Oregon. When Barbour reneges on his pledge, Worthy's hope for a fresh start with his child is destroyed. The fates of these desperate men intertwine in a breathtaking narrative about the extent of evil and the high price of true justice. Matthew and Worthy decide to challenge Barbour in court, but events rapidly spiral out of their control and the stakes become higher than either of them ever could have imagined. And when Matthew crosses paths with Heather Gillette, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy Portland businessman, his grief-stricken existence is turned upside down, and suddenly he has everything to fight for. Worthy Brown's Daughter is a compelling white-knuckle drama about two broken men risking everything for what they believe in.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Freedmen > Fiction.
Trials (Murder) > Fiction.
Freemen > Oregon > Portland > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Rescues > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Oregon > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Portland (Or.) > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Legal fiction (Literature)
Suspense fiction.
Legal stories.
Historical fiction.

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