OUT FROM THIS PLACE
New York : Avon, 1988.
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is a young slave who doesn't know who she really is or how old she is.
When she escapes the plantation, she is captured by Confederate soldiers
and is sent to work in an army camp. She eventually escapes from the camp
and makes her way to Sea Islands where she joins other runaway slaves.
They are hired to work on a cotton plantation on the Island. When a school
is opened up, Easter enrolls and studies hard. She is offered a scholarship
to a school in Pennsylvania. Easter must decide whether to stay on the
plantation in hopes of being reunited with "family" or move to Pennsylvania
to finish her studies. This book tells of what life is like when you have
African Americans -- History -- Fiction
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