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Harriet Tubman: The Moses Of Her People (1961)

by Sarah Hopkins Bradford(Favorite Author)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Seemed like it was written by an amateur, a little flowery in language from time to time, but considering it was written back in the late 1800's it was pretty good. Some stories were included that I hadn't heard before. I got a kick out of some of the racist comments that the author made obviously without knowing it. Times have, thankfully, changed tremendously since Mrs. Tubman's time. I think she'd be rather pleased with things now.
review 2: After reading The Book of Negroes, I got interested in learning more about Harriet Tubman, even though her life was quite different from that of Oliver's fictional character. While many books have been written about Tubman, I found this to be particularly compelling. It was written by a friend of Tubman, in an effort t
... moreo raise money to finance a home for elderly ex-slaves in New York. Bradford wrote this in the 1800s, and reflects the language, perceptions and views that were common at the time. This uncensored glimpse into Harriet Tubman's life is welcome and refreshing. Harriet Tubman was an amazing woman who couldn't be stopped. less
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Really great read... think I pulled this free from the Gutenberg Project. I recommend it!
There should be a National Holiday named for Harriet Tubman.
period piece, a book of its era
A true heroin...worth reading
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