Cover of: Sarah's journey | David R. Beasley

About the Book

Sarah Kinney, a slave, daughter of her owner, in Virginia, escapes through Ohio with three small children, one 3 weeks old and finally comes to Simcoe, Canada, where she has a boy by her employer. Her two black children did not escape for another 18 years—brought out by the underground railway by the black Pimpernel, George Smith, who married Sarah's daughter and settled as a barber in Simcoe, where he continued his underground work and fought bounty hunters. The black and white communities are revealed as background to Sarah's and her children's problems and adventures, including the Duncombe Rebellion and the Anderson case. Sarah's son born in Simcoe becomes one of the richest men in New York city. The story is factual.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PR9199.3.B3762 S27 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
461 p. ;
Number of pages
461

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3356584M
Internet Archive
sarahsjourney2004beas
ISBN 10
0915317141
LC Control Number
2004396904
OCLC/WorldCat
53793438
Library Thing
6488820
Goodreads
5327740
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