The good lord bird: a novel

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Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, the region a battlefield between anti and pro slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an arguement between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town with Brown, who believes Henry is a girl. Over the next months, Henry conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. He finds himeself with Brown at the historic raid on Harper's Ferry, one of the catalysts for the civil war.
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9781624067112
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subject_facet Abolitionists -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Brown, John, -- 1800-1859 -- Fiction, Brown, John, -- 1800-1859. -- Fiction, Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction, Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, American, Large type books
title_display The good lord bird
title_full The Good Lord Bird, The Good Lord Bird / James McBride, The Good Lord Bird A Novel, The good Lord bird / James McBride, The good lord bird / James McBride, The good lord bird [sound recording] / James McBride, The good lord bird [sound recording] : a novel / James McBride, The good lord bird [text (large print)] / by James McBride
title_short The good lord bird
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Abolitionists, African American Fiction, Audiobooks, Brown, John, Fiction, Fugitive slaves, Harpers Ferry (W. Va.), Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, History, Large type books, Literature