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text The ghost who would not die : a runaway slave, a brutal murder, a mysterious haunting

Summary

"Jacobs was a Civil War-era slave who was brutally murdered. In the present day, the author meets Jacobs's ghost and learns the story of his life as a slave, a runaway, and a vagrant in nineteenth-century America"--Provided by publisher.

Contents
Prologue : Michigan, 2003 -- 1885, darkness -- 1885, nightmare -- 1885, outcast -- 1847, beginning backwards -- 1852, heaven -- 1860, changes -- 1862, in the fields -- 1862, chains -- 1862, sold -- 1862, sight -- 1863, escape -- 1863, freedom -- 1... Read more
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Description
xviii, 210 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher
Hampton Roads Pub. Co., Inc. 2008

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