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Bound for the Promised Land : Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero

by Larson, Kate Clifford.

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Table of Contents:
  • Life on the Chesapeake in black and white
  • Sweet gum and prickly burrs: the changing world of the Eastern shore
  • "Devilish" mistresses and harsh masters: black family life under the lash
  • "Shadow of a voice in the talking leaves": the hidden world of black communication
  • "Mean to be free": the fragile light of liberty
  • All for the love of family
  • Stampede of slaves
  • Moses meets John Brown
  • Fractured family
  • It was raining blood: Harriet Tubman's Civil War
  • A hero is remembered
  • Myth and memory
  • Mother Tubman, the black Joan of Arc.