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    • From Midnight to Dawn

    • The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad
    • By: Jacqueline Tobin, Hettie Jones
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The Underground Railroad was the passage to freedom for many slaves, but it was rife with dangers. There were dedicated conductors and safe houses, but also arduous nights in the mountains and days in threatening towns. For those who made it to Midnight (the code name given to Detroit), the Detroit River became a River Jordan and Canada became their land of Canaan - the Promised Land where they could live freely in black settlements under the protection of British law.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An opportunity to learn about a neglected history

    • By Dale on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • How I Became Hettie Jones

    • By: Hettie Jones
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Greenwich Village in the 1950s was a haven to which young poets, painters, and jazz musicians flocked. Among them was Hettie Cohen, who'd been born into a middle-class Jewish family in Queens and who'd chosen to cross racial barriers to marry the controversial black poet LeRoi Jones.

    Regular price: $19.95