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ISBN: 1594632782

ISBN13: 9781594632785

The Good Lord Bird

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2013 National Book Award Winner Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1856 - a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces - when legendary abolitionist John Brown arrives. When an argument between Brown and Henry's master turns violent, Henry is forced to leave town - along with Brown, who believes Henry to be a girl and his good-luck charm. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals...

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