The road to dawn : Josiah Henson and the story that sparked the Civil War / Jared Brock.

"The Road to Dawn tells the improbable story of Josiah Henson, a slave who spent forty-two years in pre-Civil War bondage in the American South and eventually escaped with his wife and four young children, travelling 600 miles and eventually settling with his family as a free man across the bor...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brock, Jared, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : PublicAffairs, Hachette Book Group, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Port Tobacco
  • The wounded leader
  • Kentucky bound
  • Double cross
  • Murder and providence
  • The great escape
  • The struggle for life
  • The great exhibition
  • The real Uncle Tom
  • Homecoming
  • Epilogue.