MANY THOUSAND GONE: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom.

Hamilton, Virginia. (illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.)

Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1993). dj
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. A history of slavery in America, written for children, and focusing on those who escaped slavery and on the Underground Railroad. Includes stories of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Josiah Henson, and others. Beautifully Illustrated with soft full-page black and white drawings by the Dillons. Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in the first edition, and in this condition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Illus. in black-and-white. In this companion volume to the award-winning The People Could Fly, Virginia Hamilton traces the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad in America. Thirty-five inspiring stories describe ingenious escapes, desperate measures, and daring protests of former slaves.

From the Back Cover: "Hamilton is neither sensational nor sentimental, even as she celebrates the many acts of shining courage. This makes us all want to know more, much more, about those many thousand gone."--(starred) Booklist.

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Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1993). dj

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