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Underground Railroad

An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

  • 55 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by M E Sharpe Reference .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Encyclopaedias & Reference Works,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Reference,
  • Abolitionists,
  • Antislavery movements,
  • Biography,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History,
  • Underground Railroad,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10936597M
    ISBN 100765680939
    ISBN 109780765680938


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Underground Railroad by Mary Ellen Snodgrass Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Underground Railroad is an American masterpiece, as much a searing document of a cruel history as a uniquely brilliant work of fiction."--Michael Schaub, NPR “Far and away the most anticipated literary novel of the year, The Underground Railroad marks a new triumph for Whitehead [A] book that resonates with deep emotional by: The Underground Railroad book.

R reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Lif 4/5(23K). Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad, which in won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and The /5(61).

The Underground Railroad was a network of people, African American as well as white, offering shelter and aid to escaped slaves from the South.

It developed as a. The Underground Railroad covers five primary periods in the life of Cora: When Cora’s mother, Mabel, runs away, Cora becomes a young outcast among the slaves of the Randall plantation.

She fiercely defends the tiny plot of land she has inherited from her mother (who inherited it from Cora’s grandmother, Ajarry) when other slaves try to take. The first 70 pages of The Underground Railroad are beautifully written and painful to read, but there is a sense of having been here before.

Then everything changes. Then everything changes. Underground Railroad Books recommended by Tom Calarco.