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Passenger on the Pearl

The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery

Passenger on the Pearl( )
Author: Conkling, Winifred
ISBN:978-1-61620-550-8
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.95
Book Description:

In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson and seventy-five other enslaved people boarded the Pearl in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north in the largest slave escape attempt in American history. Through Edmonson's journey from enslaved person to teacher at a school for African American women, Conkling illuminates the daily lives of enslaved people.



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