The Resource Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave, by Virginia Hamilton, (ebook)

Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave, by Virginia Hamilton, (ebook)

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Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
Title
Anthony Burns
Title remainder
the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
Statement of responsibility
by Virginia Hamilton
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Language
eng
Summary
The true story of a young man struggling for freedom at the dawn of the Civil War. Anthony Burns is a runaway slave who has just started to build a life for himself in Boston. Then his former owner comes to town to collect him. Anthony won't go willingly, though, and people across the city step forward to make sure he's not taken. Based on the true story of a man who stood up against the Fugitive Slave Law, Hamilton's gripping account follows the battle in the streets and in the courts to keep Burns a citizen of Boston-a battle that is the prelude to the nation's bloody Civil War
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Midwest
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1934-2002
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Hamilton, Virginia
Dewey number
  • 973.6/6/0924
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fugitive slaves
  • Antislavery movements
Target audience
juvenile
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Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave, by Virginia Hamilton, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453213919
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547317
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remote
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11547317
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MWT11547317
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave, by Virginia Hamilton, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453213919
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547317
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11547317
System control number
MWT11547317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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