Freedom by any means : con games, voodoo schemes, true love and lawsuits on the underground railroad / by Betty DeRamus.
Kustantaja: New York : Atria ; London : Turnaround [distributor],
ISBN: 9781439126752 (pbk.) : 1439126755 (pbk.) :
This account explores the methods used by African American slaves to maintain seemingly impossible personal relationships in 19th century Anerica. Besides running away together or raising money to buy freedom, lovers also filed successful lawsuits, became military spies and used rumours of voodoo in order to survive.
320 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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