From Midnight To Dawn: The Last Tracks Of The Underground Railroad (Paperback) by Jacqueline L. Tobin

From Midnight To Dawn: The Last Tracks Of The Underground Railroad (Paperback) by Jacqueline L. Tobin
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From Midnight to Dawn presents compelling portraits of the men and women who established the Underground Railroad and traveled it to find new lives in Canada. Evoking the turmoil and controversies of the time, Tobin illuminates the historic events that forever connected American and Canadian history by giving us the true stories behind well-known figures such as Harriet Tubman and John Brown. She also profiles lesser-known but equally heroic figures such as Mary Ann Shadd, who became the first black female newspaper editor in North America, and Osborne Perry Anderson, the only black survivor of the fighting at Harpers Ferry. An extraordinary examination of a part of American history, From Midnight to Dawn will captivate readers with its tales of hope, courage, and a people’s determination to live equally under the law.

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Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Anchor (January 8, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1400079365 ISBN-13: 978-1400079360 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces