Chariot on the Mountain

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Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD38819
Released: Jul 31, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684414321
Narrator/s: Allyson Johnson
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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Two decades before the Civil War, a middle-class farmer named Samuel Maddox lies on his deathbed. Elsewhere in his Virginia home, a young woman named Kitty knows her life is about to change. She is one of the Maddox family's slaves-and Samuel's biological daughter. When Samuel's wife, Mary, inherits her husband's property, she will own Kitty, too, along with Kitty's three small children. Already in her fifties and with no children of her own, Mary Maddox has struggled to accept her husband's daughter, a strong-willed, confident, educated woman who works in the house and has been treated more like family than slave. After Samuel's death, Mary decides to grant Kitty and her children their freedom, and travels with them to Pennsylvania, where she will file papers declaring Kitty's emancipation. Helped on their perilous flight by Quaker families along the Underground Railroad, they finally reach the free state. But Kitty is not yet safe. Dragged back to Virginia by a gang of slave catchers led by Samuel's own nephew, who is determined to sell her and her children, Kitty takes a defiant step: charging the younger Maddox with kidnapping and assault. The sensational trial that follows will decide the fate of Kitty and her children.

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Chariot on the Mountain
Product Number: BX00103613
Product Number:Z100108714
Product Number:DD38819

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eAudio
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Author(s): Jack Ford
Narrator(s): Allyson Johnson
Product Number Z100108714
Released: Aug 07, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684414338
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Author(s): Jack Ford
Product Number EB00714690
Released: Jul 31, 2018
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Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: #9781496713117

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