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Author Hagedorn, Ann.
Title Beyond the river : the untold story of the heroes of the Underground Railroad / Ann Hagedorn.
Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, [2002]
©2002

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E450 .H165 2002    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E450 .H165 2002    AVAILABLE  
Author Hagedorn, Ann.
Subject Rankin, John, 1793-1886.
Underground Railroad -- Ohio.
Antislavery movements -- Ohio -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- Ohio -- History -- 19th century.
Fugitive slaves -- Ohio -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- Ohio -- Biography.
Description x, 333 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-317) and index.
Contents Preface : a double life -- pt. 1. The war before the war. 1. The kindling and the spark -- 2. Visions and ideals -- 3. On the wings of his words -- 4. River of anguish -- 5. "My dear brother -- 6. The lantern in the window -- 7. 1831 -- 8. Speak truth to power -- 9. Family -- 10. Agitation -- 11. Mobocracy -- 12. The seventy -- 13. Two abductions and a murder -- pt. 2. 1838. 14. Waves break on either shore -- 15. "Mercy enough?" -- 16. The trap -- 17. "The matter is highly mysterious" -- 18. Exposing the chain -- 19. "These men are dangerous" -- 20. The unappeasable spirit -- pt. 3. Midnight assassins. 21. A new season -- 22. Double or nothing -- 23. By fire and sword -- 24. "Thus have I been attacked" -- 25. "A victim of the slave power" -- 26. Parker's Ferry -- 27. With spur and rein -- 28. Neighbors -- pt. 4. Beyond the river. 29. Prison doors -- 30. The quickening flow -- 31. Broken vessel -- 32. Echoes.
ISBN 0684870657
OCLC # 49805564



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