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The Last Runaway

When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between two worlds and dependent on the kindness of strangers.Life in 1850s Ohio is precarious and unsentimental The sun is too hot, the thunderstorms too violent, the snow too deep The ro When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between two worlds and dependent on the kindness of strangers.Life in 1850s Ohio is precarious and unsentimental The sun is too hot, the thunderstorms too violent, the snow too deep The roads are spattered with mud and spit The woods are home to skunks and porcupines and raccoons They also shelter slaves escaping north to freedom.Should Honor hide runaways from the ruthless men who hunt them down The Quaker community she has joined may oppose slavery in principle, but does it have the courage to help her defy the law As she struggles to find her place and her voice, Honor must decide what she is willing to risk for her beliefs.Set in the tangled forests and sunlit cornfields of Ohio, Tracy Chevalier s vivid novel is the story of bad men and spirited women, surprising marriages and unlikely friendships, and the remarkable power of defiance

Title : The Last Runaway
Author :  Tracy Chevalier
Language : English
Isbn : 0007350341
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 343 pages

Rating: 4.2

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