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Free enterprise

Author: Michelle Cliff
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1858, two black women meet at a restaurant named Free Enterprise to plot a revolution. Mary Ellen Pleasants owns a string of hotels that cater to wealthy whites and secretly is a haven for runaway slaves. Her comrade, Annie, is a young Jamaican fighting for the abolitionist cause. Together they join John Brown's doomed crusade.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Cliff
ISBN: 0452271223 9780452271227
OCLC Number: 31637965
Notes: "A Plume book."
Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1993.
Description: 213 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Michelle Cliff.

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In 1858, two black women meet at a restaurant named Free Enterprise to plot a revolution. Mary Ellen Pleasants owns a string of hotels that cater to wealthy whites and secretly is a haven for runaway slaves. Her comrade, Annie, is a young Jamaican fighting for the abolitionist cause. Together they join John Brown's doomed crusade.

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