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Canalboat to freedom

Author: Thomas Fall; Joseph Cellini
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Benja Lowe is a hoggee (a towpath driver) for a canalboat, working long hours walking the towpaths of the Delaware and Hudson Canal in the 1800s. He befriends Lundius, the deckhand and a former slave, and helps him smuggle runaway slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fall; Joseph Cellini
OCLC Number: 302312
Description: 215 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: by Thomas Fall ; illustrated by Joseph Cellini.

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Benja Lowe is a hoggee (a towpath driver) for a canalboat, working long hours walking the towpaths of the Delaware and Hudson Canal in the 1800s. He befriends Lundius, the deckhand and a former slave, and helps him smuggle runaway slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

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