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Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave

Author: Virginia Hamilton
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
Anthony Burns.
New York : A.A. Knopf, ©1988
(OCoLC)572293475
Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
Anthony Burns.
New York : A.A. Knopf, ©1988
(OCoLC)607750765
Named Person: Anthony Burns; Anthony Burns; Anthony Burns
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton
ISBN: 0394881850 9780394881850 0394981855 9780394981857 0679839976 9780679839972
OCLC Number: 17354055
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1989.
Description: xiii, 193 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Virginia Hamilton.
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Written by a master storyteller and based on historical fact, here is the riveting account of the escape, the recapture, and the sensational 1854 trial of fugitive slave Anthony Burns. "Moving and  Read more...

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"Moving and unforgettable." -- "School Library Journal," Starred "Beautifully written . . . a riveting reality tale whose legacy, even now, is not finished." -- "The New York Times Book Review"

 
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