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From Midnight to Dawn

The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad

by Jacqueline L. Tobin, Hettie Jones

From Midnight to Dawn by Jacqueline L. Tobin, Hettie Jones

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The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. In prose rich in detail and imagery, From Midnight to Dawn presents compelling portraits of the men and women who established the Railroad, and of the people who traveled it to find new lives in Canada.

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"Popular and familiar as the escape-to-Canada image is, little attention has been paid to the lives of the more than 30,000 blacks - some born free, others self-emancipated - who found refuge there .... Accessible and fluidly written, the book will appeal to general readers.
"Will answer many questions regarding what occurred at the northern end of the Underground Railroad." - Kirkus.

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