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Author Bell, Richard, 1978- author.

Title Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home / Richard Bell.

Edition First 37 INK/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : 37 INK ; Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  306.3620973 BEL    AVAILABLE
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Description 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-293) and index.
Contents Introduction: The reverse Underground Railroad -- Sanctuary city -- Black hearts -- Midnight land -- In-laws and outlaws -- The beaten way -- The body in the wagon -- The halfway house -- The lifeboat -- A living witness -- Hunting wolves -- Kidnappers all -- Conclusion: The first law of nature.
Summary "A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South -- and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice, reminiscent of Twelve Years A Slave and Never Caught"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Child slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Kidnapping victims -- United States -- Biography.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Free African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781501169434 (hardcover)
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