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Harriet Tubman : imagining a life / Beverly Lowry.

Author/Creator:
Lowry, Beverly.
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
New York : Doubleday, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
x, [2], 418, [2] pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
Underground Railroad.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Araminta. Owasco Lake. Dorchester: birth. Childhood. At Polish Mills: a shower of fire. The weight: at the Bucktown Crossroads. Sold and carried away: the slaveholder's choice
Harriet. Marriage. Over the line. Family. Rescues, promises
Moses. Becoming Moses. Escapes, rescues: the stampede. With John Brown: Dreams, metaphor. Last Rescue
The General. Beaufort, South Carolina. The Proclamation, the Raid. Raining Blood
Araminta Ross Davis, Better known as Harriet Tubman. Auburn, last days. March 13, 1913.
Notes:
"Book design by Donna Sinisgalli."
"Maps by Virginia Norey."
"jacket design: Kathleen DiGrado."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-404) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has cut out figure of Harriet Tubman laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2007
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780385502917 :
0385502915
OCLC:
70830995
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