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Amos Fortune, free man

Author: Elizabeth Yates; Nora S Unwin
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1989, ©1950.
Series: Puffin Newbery library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Amos Fortune; Amos Fortune; Amos Fortune; Amos Fortune
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Yates; Nora S Unwin
ISBN: 0140341587 9780140341584 9781439514894 1439514895
OCLC Number: 957269186
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1950.
Awards: Newbery Medal Award, 1951.
Description: 181 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Africa 1725 --
Middle passage --
Boston 1725-1740 --
Woburn 1740-1779 --
Journey to Keene 1779 --
Arrival at Jaffrey --
Hard work fills the iron kettle 1781-1789 --
Amos on the mountain --
Auctioned for freedom --
Evergreen years 1794-1801.
Series Title: Puffin Newbery library.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin.
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The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty.

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