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Title Forbidden fruit : love stories from the Underground Railroad / Betty DeRamus.
Publication Info. New York : Atria Books, 2005.
Edition 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.

Donated by Betty DeRamus
Donated by Betty DeRamus
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Storage African American Literature Special Collection  E 450 .D47 2005    LIB USE ONLY  Signed by author.
 Storage African American Literature Special Collection  E 450 .D47 2005    LIB USE ONLY
 Undergraduate Library Storage  E 450 .D47 2005    DUE 11-30-22
Description xiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Note Signed by author on flyleaf.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-257) and index.
Contents Book I, The Rebels. Love in a time of hate -- A love worth waiting for -- The special delivery package -- The man who couldn't grow a beard -- Even a blind horse knows the way -- The slave who knew his name -- Footprints in the snow -- Chased by wolves -- The woman on John Little's back -- Angeline's blues -- Book II, Crossing the color line. Suspicious lynchings -- Passing white -- Passing for black -- Mixed marriages in deadly times: a chronology -- Hound dogs hate red pepper -- The schoolteacher had to duck dead cats -- Book III, Free at last. Guns and pickles.
Summary Slave couples who ran away together, a white woman who escaped with her slaves and an underground railroad that sometimes ran in reverse.
Subject Underground Railroad -- Anecdotes.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Couples -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Love -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Anecdotes.
African Americans -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Whites -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Race relations -- Anecdotes.
Added Title African American Literature Special Collection.
Jay Charles Levine Collection in Memory of Gwendolyn Brooks.
ISBN 0743482638
OCLC # 57186345
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