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The runaway quilt

Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Simon & Schuster trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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When Sylvia Compson discovers evidence of her ancestors' involvement with the Underground Railroad, it raises the historical issue of the use of quilts as a method of signalling fugitive slaves.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1451606095 9781451606096
OCLC Number: 669256780
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Includes a reading group guide: discussion questions and suggestions.
Description: 329 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Jennifer Chiaverini.

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When Sylvia Compson discovers evidence of her ancestors' involvement with the Underground Railroad, it raises the historical issue of the use of quilts as a method of signalling fugitive slaves.

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