A Reckoning

A Reckoning

A Novel

Book - 2017
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As the deeply moving and troubling account of a family's breakdown, this is the perfect companion to Linda Spalding's bestselling, award-winning novel "The Purchase." It's spring of 1855, when John Dickinson is involved in a shameful secret that will require a tragic decision. The family's resources have been wasted by a reckless brother, and, adding fuel to John's desperation, the enslaved workers have been visited by a Canadian abolitionist who pushes them to escape. Bry does, and his pursuit of freedom will involve a dangerous quest to find his mother and child in Canada.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780771098222
Characteristics: 318 pages :,maps ;,22 cm.

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In the spring of 1855, John Dickinson is involved in a shameful secret that will require a tragic decision. The family’s resources have been wasted by a reckless brother who holds all of them hostage and the enslaved workers have been visited by a Canadian abolitionist who pushes them to escape. ... Read More »


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Nov 17, 2018

What a dismal story

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