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text Driven toward madness : the fugitive slave Margaret Garner and tragedy on the Ohio

Summary
The story of Margaret Garner—the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery—has inspired Toni Morrison’s Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Wi... Read more
Contents

Introduction: bodies and souls -- "Hope fled" -- Before the blood -- After the blood -- "Faded faces" tell secrets; or do they? -- Driven by madness, badness, or sadness? -- A kind of hero.

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xvi, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Publisher
Ohio University Press 2016

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TADL-WOOD 306.3 TAY in Adult Non-fiction Available

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