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Be free or die : the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero / Cate Lineberry.

Author/creator Lineberry, Cate author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst Picador edition.
Publication Info New York : Picador, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxiii, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero
Contents Prologue -- The escape -- South Carolina's son -- In the service of the Confederacy -- Union hero -- Our country calls -- North and south -- The Keokuk -- Captain Smalls -- The City of Brotherly Love -- Triumph and tragedy -- Retaliation and reward -- Epilogue.
Abstract Be free or die tells the compelling story of Robert Small's amazing journey from slave to Union hero and ultimately United States congressman -- an astonishing tale that gives unique insight into the country's first efforts to help newly freed slaves, while also illustrating the many struggles and achievements of African Americans during the Civil War.
General noteFirst published by St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formBiography.
ISBN9781250183897 (pbk.)
ISBN1250183898 (pbk.)

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