Promises to the Dead

Promises to the Dead

eBook - 2000
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When Jesse went down to the marsh on that fateful day, he expected to find a turtle for terrapin soup. Instead, he comes across a dying slave woman who makes Jesse promise he'll take her young son, Perry, to a relative in Baltimore. Aiding and abetting a slave is against the law, and it also goes against everything Jesse has been taught to believe. But he can't break a promise to the dead, and, more important, he has to follow what he knows in his heart to be right. The journey is more treacherous than Jesse ever imagined. At the crossroads of a country about to plunge into civil war, danger lurks around every corner. Will these boys on the run ever find a safe haven?
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000
ISBN: 9780547391663
0547391668
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (208 pages)
Call Number: eBook

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Jul 25, 2014

I really liked this book. If you're in for action, mystery, drama and tragedy this would be your book.

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jk15_0 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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