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The Good Lord Bird / James McBride.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library LARGETYPE F MCBRIDE (Text to phone) 34030129683279 Adult Large Type Available -
Killingworth Library Asssociation LP FIC MCB (Text to phone) 33420145038189 Adult Large Type Available -
Southbury Public Library MCBRIDE/LP (Text to phone) 34019131879637 Adult Large Type Available -

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Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Rare Negro papers found / by A.J. Watson -- pt. 1. Free deeds (Kansas) -- pt. 2. Slave deeds (Missouri) -- pt. 3. Legend (Virginia).
Summary, etc.:
Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town -- with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859, one of the great catalysts for the Civil War.
Awards Note:
National Book Award, 2013
Subject: Fugitive slaves > United States > Fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 > Fiction.
Abolitionists > Fiction.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) > History > John Brown's Raid, 1859 > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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