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The mapmaker's children : a novel / Sarah McCoy
Book | Crown Publishers | 2015 | First edition.
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First edition.
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311 pages ; 25 cm
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Summary
"When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroad's leading mapmakers, taking her cues from the slave code quilts and hiding her maps within her paintings ... Eden, a modern woman desperate to conceive a child with her husband, moves to an old house in the suburbs and discovers a porcelain head hidden in the root cellar--the remains of an Underground Railroad doll with an extraordinary past of secret messages, danger and deliverance ... Sarah and Eden's woven lives connect the past to the present, forcing each of them to define courage, family, love, and legacy in a new way"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Map-maker's children : a novel
ISBN
9780385348904 (hbk.)
0385348908 (hbk.)
9780385348911 (ebk.)
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