Master slave husband wife : an epic journey from slavery to freedom
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410 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, map ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-391) and index.
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"In December 1848, a young enslaved couple named Ellen and William Craft set out on a journey of self-emancipation like no other. They traveled openly by rail, coach, and steamship from Macon, Georgia, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They could do this because Ellen, who passed for white, disguised herself as a wealthy disabled man, with William as 'his' slave. The boldness of their carefully planned escape from slavery would be exceeded only by its brilliant execution. Even in Philadelphia, however, the Crafts were in danger, and so they fled farther north, to Boston. They joined the abolitionist lecture circuit alongside such prominent speakers as William Wells Brown and Frederick Douglass. But in 1850, a new, more punitive Fugitive Slave Law put them at risk, especially because of their celebrity status. Once more they were required to flee for freedom, this time from the United States; their lives and thousands of others' were in peril, and the stakes were never higher. With suspense, drama, and historical rigor, Master Slave Husband Wife tells the true American love story--one that challenged the nation's core precepts of life, liberty, and justice for all--and challenges us even now."

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Woo, I. (2023). Master slave husband wife: an epic journey from slavery to freedom (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Woo, Ilyon. 2023. Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom. Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Woo, Ilyon. Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom Simon & Schuster, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Woo, Ilyon. Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2023.

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