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Wingate, Lisa

Summary: "Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wingate

Peacock, Nancy

Summary: Sitting in a jail cell on the eve of his hanging, April 1, 1875, freedman Persimmon ́Persý Wilson wants nothing more than to leave some record of the truth́his truth. He may be guilty, but not of what he stands accused: the kidnapping and rape of his former masteŕs wife. In 1860, Persy had been sold to Sweetmore, a Louisiana sugar plantation, alongside a striking, light-skinned house slave...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Peacock

Northup, Solomon

Summary: Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Solomon Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37Ink/Atria 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Twelv

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