KDL Recommends > DVDs > If You Like Lincoln

KDL Recommends

< Gettysburg | Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker >

The Last Runaway

The Last Runaway

ISBN: 0525952993

Title: The Last Runaway

Author: Tracy Chevalier

KDL Description:


Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom.

Amazon Description:

New York Times bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier makes her first fictional foray into the American past in The Last Runaway, bringing to life the Underground Railroad and illuminating the principles, passions and realities that fueled this extraordinary freedom movement.