Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues: Then and Now

Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues: Then and Now


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629724843
Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 103,644
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Timothy Ballard earned his MA in international politics from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. He worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security. He is the founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad, which rescues children from child-trafficking organizations throughout the world. The best-selling author of The Lincoln Hypothesis, he recently received the distinguished George Washington Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. Tim is married and the father of six children.

Table of Contents

Foreword Mike Tomlin ix

Part 1 The Stories

Introduction 3

Chapter 1 Edenton, North Carolina, 1813 20

Chapter 2 Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2010 30

Chapter 3 Edenton, North Carolina, circa 1827 35

Chapter 4 New York City, circa 2011 50

Chapter 5 Edenton, North Carolina, 1835 62

Chapter 6 Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2014 91

Chapter 7 Edenton to New York, 1835-1852 116

Chapter 8 Daring Escapes via the Underground Railroad 139

Chapter 9 Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2014-Present 147

Part 2 They Call us to Action

Chapter 10 Harriet Tubman-the "Conductor" 161

Chapter 11 Abraham Lincoln 169

Chapter 12 Little Mia 196

Chapter 13 Guesno Mardy 202

Chapter 14 Harriet Jacobs 224

Notes 241

Index 247

Photo credits 253

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Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues--Then and Now 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous 6 months ago
My heart was filled time after time with the thought, “what if it my loved one?” So much of this history was new to me and the truth of it shook me. An excellent read.
Anonymous 8 months ago
Giving this book to my entire family.