Book Bound for the Promised Land : Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero / Kate Clifford Larson.
Publication year: 2004
Publisher: One World
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0345456289 9780345456281 :
A definitive biography of Harriet Tubman draws on extensive genealogical resources and new archives and materials to capture the complex life and personality of an important historical figure--fugitive slave, conductor on the Underground Railroad, and Civil War spy, nurse, and soldier--revealing her personal life, accomplishments, and influence. Re The essential,"richly researched"* biography of Harriet Tubman, revealing a complex woman who"led a remarkable life, one that her race, her sex, and her origins make all the more extraordinary" (*The New York Times Book Review). Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history-a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. Now, in this magnificent biography, historian Kate Clifford Larson gives us a powerful, intimate, meticulously detailed portrait of Tubman and her times. Drawing from a trove of new documents and sources as well as extensive g
432 pages : 1/8 PAGE B/W INSERT ; 21 cm