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In 1822, on Nantucket Island, runaway slave Arthur Cooper and his family are protected from slave catchers by a family of Quakers.
Hardcover, 110 pages
Published October 17th 2000 by Cavendish Square Publishing (first published October 2000)
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Mar 26, 2010 Rebecca rated it really liked it
Arthur Cooper was a real person who, as a young man, escaped slavery in Virginia and went north to Massachusetts, where he married a free-born African-American woman, had several children, and moved to Nantucket Island, where in 1822 he was nearly captured by slave catchers but rescued by the Quaker community. The narrator of this novel is a fictional Quaker child, ten-year-old Phebe Folger. Arthur's wife, Mary, is hired by Phebe's father to care for her mother, bedridden since a carriage accide ...more
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