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Drinking gourd, Barbara Hambly

Label
Drinking gourd
Title
Drinking gourd
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Hambly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Benjamin January is called up to Vicksburg, deep in cotton-plantation country, to help a wounded 'conductor' of the Underground Railroad -- the secret network of safe-houses that guide escaping slaves to freedom. When the chief 'conductor' of the 'station' is found murdered, Jubal Cain -- the coordinator of the whole Railroad system in Mississippi -- is accused of the crime. Since Cain can't expose the nature of his involvement in the railroad, January has to step in and find the true killer, before their covers are blown. As January probes into the murky labyrinth of slaves, slave-holders, the fugitives who follow the 'drinking gourd' north to freedom and those who help them on their way, he discovers that there is more to the situation than meets the eye, and that sometimes there are no easy
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1951-
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Hambly, Barbara
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Benjamin January
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  • Private investigators
  • Underground Railroad
  • January, Benjamin (Fictitious character)
  • Free African Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
Drinking gourd, Barbara Hambly
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
p225744265
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First world edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781847517081
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) p225744265
  • (Sirsi) p225744265
Label
Drinking gourd, Barbara Hambly
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
p225744265
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First world edition.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9781847517081
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) p225744265
  • (Sirsi) p225744265

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