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The Underground Railroad / Colson Whitehead.

By: Whitehead, Colson, 1969- [author.].
Contributor(s): Turpin, Bahni [narrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: Unabridged.Description: 9 audio discs (11 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781524736255; 1524736252; 9781524736279; 1524736279.Subject(s): Underground Railroad -- Fiction | Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction | United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Fugitive slaves | Underground Railroad | United States | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Audiobooks. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Audiobooks. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | History.DDC classification: 813/.54 Read by Bahni Turpin.Summary: A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels.
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A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels.

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