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The vanishing woman : based on a true story, Doug Peterson

Label
The vanishing woman : based on a true story
Title
The vanishing woman
Title remainder
based on a true story
Statement of responsibility
Doug Peterson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1848, Ellen Craft became invisible. Ellen, a slave from Macon, Georgia, took trains and steamboats north, but the people all around couldn't see her. They saw only a white man. Ellen Craft's mother was a slave, but her father was her master, and she had skin as white as his. So she posed as a white man, while her husband William posed as her slave. Ellen vanished, and she became William Johnson, an ailing gentleman seeking medical treatment in Philadelphia. The Vanishing Woman is based on a true story, one of the boldest escapes in American history. It was an escape driven by prayer, audacity, and the desire for family. William and Ellen knew they could never have children until they were free, so they embarked on the greatest of escapes, running a thousand miles to freedom
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Doug
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Craft, Ellen
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slaves
Target audience
adult
Label
The vanishing woman : based on a true story, Doug Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Based on the true story of Ellen Craft's incredible escape from slavery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000055509889
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
455 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628998283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The vanishing woman : based on a true story, Doug Peterson
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Based on the true story of Ellen Craft's incredible escape from slavery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000055509889
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
455 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628998283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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