Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave

By: Hanilton, Virginia

Price: $10.00

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Book Condition: Very Good++


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good++/very good. Index, bibliography. former owner's name on ffep with a stamped number, otherwise, unmarked, crispa nd clean. Blue boards with gold cloth spine. Jacket has wear at the base of the spine. This true story is the historically accurate account of the escape, capture, and sensational Boston trial in 1854 of the fugitive slave Anthony Burns. "As he waits in jail and then is tried, and as his case galvanizes the abolitionist movement, Burns remembers his life in bondage and his struggle to be free". (Booklist). "Moving and unforgettable".--School Library Journal, starred review. ALA Best Book for Young Adults.


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This true story is the historically accurate account of the escape, capture, and sensational Boston trial in 1854 of the fugitive slave Anthony Burns. As he waits in jail and then is tried, and as his case galvanizes the abolitionist movement, Burns remembers his life in bondage and his struggle to be free. (Booklist). Moving and unforgettable.--School Library Journal, starred review. ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

Title: Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave

Author Name: Hanilton, Virginia

Categories: History, Book, Children's / Young Adult,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

ISBN Number: 0394881850

ISBN Number 13: 9780394881850

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good++

Jacket Condition: very good Jacket

Seller ID: 12366