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Gateway to Freedom

The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

by Eric Foner

Hardcover, 288 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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Traces the workings of the underground railroad in slave-dependent New York by three lesser-known heroes who coordinated with black dockworkers and counterparts in other states to help thousands of fugitive slaves between 1830 and 1860.

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'Gateway To Freedom': Heroes, Danger And Loss On The Underground Railroad

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