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Forbidden fruit : love stories from the Underground Railroad

Author: Betty DeRamus
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, ℗2005.
Series: Griot audio.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the risks, some American slaves partook of the "forbidden fruit" of marriage. And when the dreaded separation inevitably occurred, slave spouses deeply felt a sorrowful anguish and sometimes made Herculean efforts to re-unite. DeRamus recounts these tales of soul mates who braved bloodhounds, bounty hunters, and bullets to preserve their vows of love.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Betty DeRamus
ISBN: 1419346539 9781419346538
OCLC Number: 62078960
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
Title from container.
"Unabridged Nonfiction"--Container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Narrated by various narrators.
Description: 7 audio discs (8 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Book I, The Rebels. Love in a time of hate --
A love worth waiting for --
The special delivery package --
The man who couldn't grow a beard --
Even a blind horse knows the way --
The slave who knew his name --
Footprints in the snow --
Chased by wolves --
The woman on John Little's back --
Angeline's blues --
Book II, Crossing the color line. Suspicious lynchings --
Passing white --
Passing for black --
Mixed marriages in deadly times: a chronology --
Hound dogs hate red pepper --
The schoolteacher had to duck dead cats --
Book III, Free at last. Guns and pickles.
Series Title: Griot audio.
Responsibility: by Betty DeRamus.

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Despite the risks, some American slaves partook of the "forbidden fruit" of marriage. And when the dreaded separation inevitably occurred, slave spouses deeply felt a sorrowful anguish and sometimes made Herculean efforts to re-unite. DeRamus recounts these tales of soul mates who braved bloodhounds, bounty hunters, and bullets to preserve their vows of love.

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