The Last Runaway

The Last Runaway

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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… (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.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Plume (January 08, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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