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Freedom by any means : true stories of cunning and courage on the Underground Railroad

Author: Betty DeRamus
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Atria paperback edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty DeRamus
ISBN: 1439126755 9781439126752
OCLC Number: 419815400
Notes: Also published under title: Freedom by any means : con games, voodoo schemes, true love and lawsuits on the Underground Railroad.
Awards: Commended for Hurston/Wright LEGACY Award (Nonfiction) 2010
Description: xi, 305 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Book I. Prisoners of love --
1. The big bluff --
2. Waters of hope --
3. He had to have her --
4. Romeo must live --
5. Aunt sally's coffeehouse --
6. The pregnant pilgrim --
7. The six-gun solution --
8. These feet were made for walking --
9. A penny for your pain --
Book II: Tricks and traps on the road to freedom --
Introduction --
10. The breakfast of generals --
11. The danger of being dangerfield --
12. Fake lawyers and fake washing machines --
13. Horse hair can be handy --
14. And the oscar goes to ... --
Book III. That cold black magic --
15. Don't call her mammy --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgements --
Selected bibliography --
Permissions --
Index.
Responsibility: Betty DeRamus.

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