The Underground River

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Audio (12.57 hours)
Product Number: Z100123562
Released: Jun 20, 2017
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ISBN: #9781541425705
Narrator/s: Hillary Huber
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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It's 1838, and May Bedloe works as a seamstress for her cousin, the famous actress Comfort Vertue-until their steamboat sinks on the Ohio River. Though they both survive, both must find new employment. Comfort is hired to give lectures by noted abolitionist Flora Howard, and May finds work on a small flatboat, Hugo and Helena's Floating Theatre, as it cruises the border between the northern states and the southern slave-holding states. May becomes indispensable to Hugo and his troupe, and all goes well until she sees her cousin again. Comfort and Mrs. Howard are also traveling down the Ohio River, speaking out against slavery at the many riverside towns. May owes Mrs. Howard a debt she cannot repay, and Mrs. Howard uses the opportunity to enlist May in her network of shadowy characters who ferry babies given up by their slave mothers across the river to freedom. Lying has never come easy to May, but now she is compelled to break the law, deceive all her new-found friends, and deflect the rising suspicions of Dr. Early, who captures runaways and sells them back to their southern masters.

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Author(s): Martha Conway
Original Publish Date: Jun 20, 2017

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Author(s): Martha Conway
Narrator(s): Hillary Huber
Product Number DD32650
Released: Jun 20, 2017
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541405707
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Author(s): Martha Conway
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Released: Jun 20, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
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