The Last Runaway: A Novel

The Last Runaway: A Novel

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New York Times bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier makes her first fictional foray into the American past in The Last Runaway, bringing to life the Underground Railroad and illuminating the principles, passions and realities that fueled this extraordinary freedom movement. 

Honor Bright, a modest English Quaker, moves to Ohio in 1850--only to find herself alienated and alone in a strange land. Sick from… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

A quiet but consuming read from the eyes of an outsider both to the country and to the American Quaker community, The Last Runaway is absorbing historical fiction.

Without any flashy pyrotechnics, Tracy Chevalier demonstrates how traditional, linear narrative can still create a powerfully involving reading experience.

For anyone interested in the Underground Railroad and the Pre-Civil War era, The Last Runaway is well worth your book-buying buck.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (January 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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