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Place Called Freedom

Author : Russell Sanders
ISBN : 0613337190
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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After being set free from slavery in 1832, young James Starman and his family journey from Tennessee to Indiana to start a new life and over the years they are joined by so many blacks that they start their own town.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Place Called Freedom

Author : Ken Follett
ISBN : 0307775194
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Scotland, 1766. Sentenced to a life of misery in the brutal coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for escape. His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell. Though separated by politics and position, these two restless young people are bound by their passionate search for a place called freedom. From the teeming streets of London to the infernal hold of a slave ship to a sprawling Virginia plantation, Ken Follett’s turbulent, unforgettable novel of liberty and revolution brings together a vivid cast of heroes and villains, lovers and rebels, hypocrites and hell-raisers—all propelled by destiny toward an epic struggle that will change their lives forever. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

A Place Called Freedom

Author : Ken Follett
ISBN : 9780330465670
Genre : Fiction
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Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett. A Life of Poverty Scotland, 1767. Mack McAsh is a slave by birth, destined for a cruel and harsh life as a miner. But as a man of principles and courage, he has the strength to stand up for what he believes in, only to be labelled as a rebel and enemy of the state. A Life of Wealth Life feels just as constrained for rebellious Lizzie Hallim, as she struggles with the less cruel circumstances of wealth and privilege. Fiercely independent, she is engaged to a man she doesn’t care for, a landlord’s son and heir to an exploitative business empire. A Search for Freedom Lizzie finds herself helping Mack after he becomes a fugitive. Separated by class but bound by their yearning for freedom, they escape to London. True freedom, though, lies further afield, in a new life that awaits across the Atlantic Ocean . . .
Category: Fiction

Ken Follett

Author : Ken Follett
ISBN : 0313294151
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first comprehensive study of the novels of Ken Follett, master of the spy thriller.
Category: Literary Criticism

Frontiers Of Freedom

Author : Nikki Marie Taylor
ISBN : 9780821415795
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati was northern in its geography, southern in its economy and politics, and western in its commercial aspirations. While those identities presented a crossroad of opportunity for native whites and immigrants, African Americans endured economic repression and a denial of civil rights, compounded by extreme and frequent mob violence. No other northern city rivaled Cincinnati's vicious mob spirit. Frontiers of Freedom follows the black community as it moved from alienation and vulnerability in the 1820s toward collective consciousness and, eventually, political self-respect and self-determination. As author Nikki M. Taylor points out, this was a community that at times supported all-black communities, armed self-defense, and separate, but independent, black schools. Black Cincinnati's strategies to gain equality and citizenship were as dynamic as they were effective. When the black community united in armed defense of its homes and property during an 1841 mob attack, it demonstrated that it was no longer willing to be exiled from the city as it had been in 1829. Frontiers of Freedom chronicles alternating moments of triumph and tribulation, of pride and pain
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Freedom In The Family

Author : Tananarive Due
ISBN : 9780307525345
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Patricia Stephens Due fought for justice during the height of the Civil Rights era. Her daughter, Tananarive, grew up deeply enmeshed in the values of a family committed to making right whatever they saw as wrong. Together, in alternating chapters, they have written a paean to the movement—its hardships, its nameless foot soldiers, and its achievements—and an incisive examination of the future of justice in this country. Their mother-daughter journey spanning two generations of struggles is an unforgettable story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Third Twin

Author : Ken Follett
ISBN : 9780307775108
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Using a restricted FBI database, genetic researcher Jeanie Ferrami has located identical twins born to different mothers. Frightened by her bizarre discovery, she is determined to discover the truth at any cost—until she finds herself at the center of a scandal that could ruin her career. To extricate herself, Jeannie plunges into a maze of hidden evidence. With growing horror, she uncovers a cynical, far-reaching conspiracy involving disturbing genetic experiments and some of the most powerful men in America—men who will kill to keep their secrets concealed. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Apartment Called Freedom

Author : Algosaibi
ISBN : 9781317847977
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science

Beyond Zuccotti Park

Author : Ronald Shiffman
ISBN : 9781613320112
Genre : Social Science
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Protests from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park have brought the crisis of public space to the forefront of our attention: Where can the public congregate? How can city planning, design, and policies support First Amendment rights to public assembly and free speech? Forty experts in social science, planning, design, civil liberties, urban affairs, and the arts use the Occupy movement as a springboard for original, multidisciplinary essays that address these exigent questions. This foundational book puts issues of democracy and civic engagement back into the center of dialogue about the built environment.
Category: Social Science


Author : Peter W. Huntley
ISBN : 0738513083
Genre : History
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Carved out of the wilderness at the end of the Revolutionary War, Schroeppel is a central New York town located in the southern section of Oswego County. The town comprises the communities of Oak Orchard, Gilberts Mills, Pennellville, and Phoenix. Schroeppel presents the unique story of this town from the days of the Paleo Indians of eleven thousand years ago to the suburban growth that reached the town by the 1980s. With a selection of some two hundred photographs, the book portrays the daily life of farmers whose hard work built and sustained the town; the site of the first frame house in the town (that of George C. Schroeppel); Underground Railroad routes; and the place where tools and other implements of daily life were invented and perfected.
Category: History