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1st Edition

Freedom Road

ISBN 9781563244407
Published May 31, 1995 by Routledge
294 Pages

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Book Description

"Howard Fast makes superb use of his material. ... Aside from its social and historical implications, Freedom Road is a high-geared story, told with that peculiar dramatic intensity of which Fast is a master". -- Chicago Daily News

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Voting; A Chapter 1 How Gideon Jackson Came Home from the Voting; Chapter 2 How Gideon Jackson and Brother Peter Talked Together; Chapter 3 How Gideon Jackson Went to Charleston and the Adventures That Befell Him on the Way; Chapter 4 How Gideon Jackson Labored with Both His Hands and His Head; Chapter 5 How Gideon Jackson Was a Guest of Honor at a Great Affair; Chapter 6 How Gideon Jackson Went Home to His People; Chapter 7 How Gideon Jackson Journeyed Far Afield and How He Made Both a Bargain and a Choice; Part 2 The Fighting; Chapter 8 How Gideon Jackson Went to See a Tired Man; Chapter 9 How Gideon Jackson and His Son Came Once More to Carwell; Chapter 10 How Gideon Jackson Fought the Good Fight; An Afterword; Documents of the Reconstruction Era;

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Howard Fast, W.E.B. Du Bois, Eric Foner