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The Long Journey Home : Stories from Black History
by Julius Lester


Overview - Meet Rambler, a runaway slave roaming the countryside with a guitar, who knows the only way to stay free is to keep moving. Louis is another runaway, fleeing the plantation where he was raised, because he is about to be sold. And Jake and Mandy's marriage is damaged by slavery -- and destroyed by freedom.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Meet Rambler, a runaway slave roaming the countryside with a guitar, who knows the only way to stay free is to keep moving. Louis is another runaway, fleeing the plantation where he was raised, because he is about to be sold. And Jake and Mandy's marriage is damaged by slavery -- and destroyed by freedom. Here is the African-American experience, brought alive by a master storyteller.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140389814
  • ISBN-10: 0140389814
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: January 1998
  • Page Count: 160
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-13


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
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