9780142180365

The Last Runaway A Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142180365

  • ISBN10:

    014218036X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-10-29
  • Publisher: Plume

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Summary

A powerful journey brimming with color and drama, The Last Runaway is New York Times bestselling author Tracy Chevalier’s vivid exploration of an iconic chapter in American history. 

Ohio 1850. For a modest English Quaker stranded far from home, life is a trial. Untethered from the moment she leaves England, fleeing personal disappointment, Honor Bright is forced by family tragedy to rely on strangers in an alien, untamed landscape. Drawn into the clandestine activities of the Underground Railroad, a network helping runaway slaves escape to freedom, Honor befriends two exceptional people who embody the startling power of defiance. Eventually she must decide if she too can act on what she believes in, whatever the personal cost. 

Like Sue Monk Kidd's The Invention of Wings, Chevalier's novel is a sweeping and important novel about the power of bravery, friendship, and perseverance.

Author Biography

Tracy Chevalier was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She lives in London with her husband and son.

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