Anthony Burns: the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave

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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.
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Grouping Title anthony burns the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
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author Virginia Hamilton
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display_description A biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.
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subject_facet Burns, Anthony, -- 1834-1862 -- Juvenile biography, Coretta Scott King Honor book -- 1989, Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Juvenile biography, Slavery -- United States -- Anti-slavery movements -- Juvenile literature
title_display Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
title_full Anthony Burns : the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave / by Virginia Hamilton, Anthony Burns The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave
title_short Anthony Burns :
title_sub the defeat and triumph of a fugitive slave
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, Anti-slavery movements, Burns, Anthony, Coretta Scott King Honor book, Fugitive slaves, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Slavery