Cover image for Bound for the Promised Land : Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero
Title:
Bound for the Promised Land : Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero
Author:
Larson, Kate Clifford.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ballantine, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxi, 402 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Life on the Chesapeake in black and white -- Sweet gum and prickly burrs: the changing world of the Eastern shore -- "Devilish" mistresses and harsh masters: black family life under the lash -- "Shadow of a voice in the talking leaves": the hidden world of black communication -- "Mean to be free": the fragile light of liberty -- All for the love of family -- Stampede of slaves -- Moses meets John Brown -- Fractured family -- It was raining blood: Harriet Tubman's Civil War -- A hero is remembered -- Myth and memory -- Mother Tubman, the black Joan of Arc.
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ISBN:
9780345456274
Format :
Book