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Colson Whitehead's fictional narrative of slavery in the United States, "The Underground Railroad," paints a compelling picture of what the journey towards freedom looked like for many slaves, and the different ways that freedom can be misidentified.
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Colson Whitehead's bestselling novel tells a story that provides the reader with a new perspective of the brutality that slavery inflicted on the enslaved. He offers a glimpse into how history might have turned out if a few things had been only slightly different. His weaving narrative will draw you deeply into the lives of the characters he has expertly created.
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