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North By Night

by Peter Burchard

In the gripping historical novel "North by Night" by Peter Burchard, a young slave named Jemmy embarks on a perilous journey towards freedom through the treacherous web of the Underground Railroad. "North by Night" by Peter Burchard is an enthralling tale set against the backdrop of the Underground Railroad during the 19th century. The story follows the courageous journey of Jemmy Abernathy, a 14-year-old slave yearning for freedom and determined to reunite with her family. As Jemmy's world is shattered when her mother is sold to another plantation, she seizes the opportunity to escape the horrors of slavery and seek refuge in the North. Guided by her determination and the assistance of a network of abolitionists and sympathetic individuals, Jemmy embarks on a dangerous and exhilarating path towards freedom. Facing relentless pursuers, overcoming treacherous landscapes, and encountering both allies and adversaries along the way, Jemmy's resilience and spirit shine through. As the narrative unfolds, readers are transported into a world of danger, hope, and the unwavering desire for liberty. Peter Burchard's writing style expertly blends historical accuracy with captivating storytelling. The vivid descriptions, emotional depth, and realistic portrayal of the Underground Railroad immerse readers in the era's challenges and triumphs. Through Jemmy's journey, the novel sheds light on the courage and sacrifices of those involved in the abolitionist movement, highlighting the power of resilience and the pursuit of freedom. "North by Night" is a gripping and thought-provoking novel that delves into the human spirit's capacity for endurance and the lengths people will go to secure their freedom. It is a poignant reminder of the struggles faced by enslaved individuals and the heroism displayed by those who fought against the injustices of slavery. In this meticulously researched and compellingly written work, Peter Burchard invites readers to join Jemmy on her quest for freedom, leaving an indelible mark on their hearts and minds.

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