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Worthy Brown's daughter

Author: Phillip Margolin
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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One of a handful of lawyers in the new state of Oregon, recently widowed Matthew Penny agrees to help Worthy Brown, a newly freed slave, rescue his fifteen year old daughter, Roxanne, from their former master, a powerful Portland lawyer. Worthy's lawsuit sets in motion events that lead to Worthy's arrest for murder and create an agonizing moral dilemma that could send either Worthy or Matthew to the hangman.
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Genre/Form: Legal stories
Oregon authors
Historical fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
History
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Margolin
ISBN: 9780062195340 0062195344 9780062195357 0062195352 0062298682 9780062298683
OCLC Number: 850180602
Description: 345 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Phillip Margolin.
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One of a handful of lawyers in the new state of Oregon, recently widowed Matthew Penny agrees to help Worthy Brown, a newly freed slave, rescue his fifteen year old daughter, Roxanne, from their former master, a powerful Portland lawyer. Worthy's lawsuit sets in motion events that lead to Worthy's arrest for murder and create an agonizing moral dilemma that could send either Worthy or Matthew to the hangman.

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