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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (203 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lorene Cary Narrator: Lorene Cary Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Lorene Cary has been praised by the American Library Association for her honest style that brings African American history to life. Ginnie Pryor finally has the chance to escape slavery—but to do so, she must leave her youngest child behind. With her new found freedom come responsibilities and a new identity as abolitionist Mercer Gray. But she cannot forget her abandoned baby boy.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Patricia Bunn | 10/14/2013

    " Very. Good. Book "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Anastasia | 9/28/2013

    " I thought this would be a really good book. The beginning rocked and the principal character, Ginnie/Mercer, was initially fascinating. But then the focus of the book seemed to switch to the Quick family, whose annoying and grouchy members I did not find interesting. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Kristie | 9/17/2013

    " I tried....too many characters and not enough explanations as to who is who.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Maryanne Whitney | 8/19/2013

    " I went to a talk and saw this author. I also had the book autographed. "

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About the Author

Lorene Cary graduated from St. Paul’s School in 1974 and received BA and MA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978. She won a Thouron Fellowship for British-US student exchange and studied at Sussex University. She has received Doctorates in Humane Letters from Colby College in Maine, Keene State College in New Hampshire, and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.