A Place Called Freedom

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330465678
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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 . . .

A Place Called Freedom

Author: Scott Russell Sanders
Publisher: Atheneum
ISBN: 9780689804700
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In the years leading up to the Civil War, young James Starman and his family join other freed slaves to build a town in northern Indiana, a cherished place that they christen with the name "Freedom."

Place Called Freedom

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Fawcett
ISBN: 9780307775191
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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.

Ken Follett

Author: Richard Charles Turner
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313294150
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The first comprehensive study of the novels of Ken Follett, master of the spy thriller.

Frontiers Of Freedom

Author: Nikki Marie Taylor
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821415794
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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

A Bride Called Freedom Una Novia Llamada Libertad

Author: Brett Alan Sanders
Publisher: Ediciones Nuevo Espacio
ISBN: 9781930879317
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Dorotea Bazan, captured by raiding Indians in the 19th century, grows to love her tribal husband and children. She deeply resents being "rescued" years later by her countrymen.

Third Twin

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Fawcett
ISBN: 0307775100
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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.

A To Zoo Subject Access To Children S Picture Books 10th Edition

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834350
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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail