The good lord bird

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Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town - with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry - whom Brown nicknames Little Onion - conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859 - one of the great catalysts for the Civil War. An absorbing mixture of history and imagination, The Good Lord Bird is both a rousing adventure and a moving exploration of identity and survival.
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auth_author2 Boatman, Michael, 1964-
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subject_facet Abolitionists -- Fiction, Brown, John, -- 1800-1859 -- Fiction, FICTION / African American / General, FICTION / African American / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction, Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction, Historical fiction
title_display The good lord bird
title_full The good lord bird / James McBride, The good lord bird [electronic resource] / James McBride
title_short The good lord bird
topic_facet Abolitionists, Brown, John, Fugitive slaves, History