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Forbidden fruit : love stories from the Underground Railroad

Author: Betty DeRamus
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2006. ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Atria Books trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Heartache on the underground railroad.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Anecdotes
History
Quelle
Biography
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty DeRamus
ISBN: 0743482646 9780743482646 0743482638 9780743482639
OCLC Number: 63534539
Notes: "Slave couples who ran away together, a white woman who escaped with her slaves and an Underground railroad that sometimes ran in reverse."
Description: xiv, 269 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
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 for 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.
Other Titles: Love stories from the Underground Railroad
Responsibility: Betty DeRamus.

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"The love stories recounted in Forbidden Fruit are more than a century old. But they still have the power to make listeners' hearts race, break -- or sing." -- The Washington Post "This impressive Read more...

 
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