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Title:Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life
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Publisher:Doubleday
ISBN:0385502915
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Number of Pages:432
Category:Biography, History, Non fiction, Historical, Childrens

Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life by Beverly Lowry

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life I am at peace with God and all mankind Harriet Tubman to Mary Talbert on the occasion of their last visit .

Now from the award winning novelist and biographer an astonishing reimagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman the Moses of Her People .

During her lifetime Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave lumberjack laundress raid leader nurse fund raiser cook intelligence gatherer Underground Railroad organizer and abolitionist She was known both as Moses and as General Tubman .

In i Harriet Tubman Imagining a Life i Beverly Lowry goes beyond the familiar tales to create a portrait of Tubman in lively imagined vignettes that as Lowry writes catch her on the fly and portray her life as she herself might have presented it Lowry offers readers an intimate look at Tubman s early life firsthand her birth as Araminta Ross in in Dorchester Maryland the harsh treatment she experienced growing up including being struck with a two pound iron when she was twelve years old and her triumphant escape from slavery as a young woman and rebirth as Harriet Tubman We travel with Tubman along the treacherous route of the Underground Railroad and hear of her friendships with Frederick Douglass John Brown and other abolitionists We accompany her to the battlefields of the Civil War where she worked as a nurse and a cook and earned the name General Tubman join her on slave freeing raids in the heart of the Confederacy and share her horror and sorrow as she witnesses the massacre of Colonel Shaw and the black soldiers of the th Regiment at Fort Wagner .

Integrating extensive research and interviews with scholars and historians into a stunningly rich and mesmerizing chronicle Lowry brings Tubman to life as never before .

With photographs illustrations and maps

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