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The Underground Railroad a novel

by Whitehead, Colson, 1969-

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2016
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 6 copies
Available (5)
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Green Tree Public Library Adult PlayAways MP3 WHI
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Adult PlayAways
 
Call Number  MP3 WHI
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Audio PL WHITEHEAD Colson Unabridged
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Audio
 
Call Number  PL WHITEHEAD Colson Unabridged
 
 
Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual PLAY WHITEHE Colson
Location  Moon Township Public Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  PLAY WHITEHE Colson
 
 
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual PL WHI
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  PL WHI
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Audiobooks PLAYAWAY WHITEHEAD Colson
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Audiobooks
 
Call Number  PLAYAWAY WHITEHEAD Colson
 
 
 
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Audio Books CHECKED OUT
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned--Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. In Colson Whitehead's ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor--engineers and conductors operate a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. Cora and Caesar's first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels. Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom.
Additional Information
Subjects Underground Railroad -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Solon, Ohio :2016
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Turpin, Bahni, narrator.
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.
Penguin Random House.
Participants/Performers Read by Bahni Turpin.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
"HD."
"LIGHT."
"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Container.
Previously released by Penguin Random House LLC, ℗2016.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Description 1 audio media player (approximately 11 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 1/4 x 2 in.
ISBN 9781509426416
1509426418
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