Freedom land by Martin L. Marcus

Cover of: Freedom land | Martin L. Marcus

Published by Forge in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Florida

Subjects:

  • Osceola, Seminole chief, 1804-1838 -- Fiction.,
  • Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842 -- Fiction.,
  • Fugitives from justice -- Fiction.,
  • Seminole Indians -- Fiction.,
  • Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.,
  • Race relations -- Fiction.,
  • Florida -- History -- 1821-1865 -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMartin L. Marcus.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3613.A737 F74 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p. ;
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3564361M
ISBN 100765304821
LC Control Number2002034694
OCLC/WorldCa50630606

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On this highly lauded bestseller is available in paperback for the /5(23). InRichard Price returned to the gritty urban landscape of his national bestseller Clockers to produce Freedomland, a searing and unforgettable novel about a hijacked car, a missing child, and an embattled neighborhood polarized by racism, distrust, and accusation.

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Marcus, who has since died. His writing does the historic adventure genre proud. The story is compelling enough to hold the reader's interest, but the book's real strength lies in the author's attention to the history of pre-Civil War Florida. Freedomland by Price, Richard,Bloomsbury edition, in English.

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