The Resource Up from freedom, Wayne Grady

Up from freedom, Wayne Grady

Label
Up from freedom
Title
Up from freedom
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Grady
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What does it mean to be complicit in evil? As a young man, Virgil Moody vowed he would never be like his father, he would never own slaves. When he moves from his father's plantation in Savannah to New Orleans, he takes with him Annie, a tiny woman with sharp eyes and a sharper tongue, who he is sure would not survive life on the plantation. She'll be much safer with him, away from his father's cruelty. And when he discovers Annie's pregnancy, already a few months along, he is all the more certain that he made the right decision. As the years pass, the divide between Moody's assumptions and Annie's reality widens ever further. Moody even comes to think of Annie as his wife and Lucas as their son. Of course, they are not. As Annie reminds him, in moments of anger, she and Moody will never be equal. She and her son are enslaved. When their "family" breaks apart in the most brutal and tragic way, and Lucas flees the only life he's ever known, Moody must ask himself whether he has become the man he never wanted to be--but is he willing to hear the answer? Stretching from the war-torn banks of the Rio Brazos in Texas to the muddy waters of Freedom, Indiana, Moody travels through a country on the brink of civil war, relentlessly searching for Lucas and slowly reconciling his past sins with his hopes for the future. When he meets Tamsey, a former slave, and her family trying to escape the reach of the Fugitive Slave Act, Moody sees an opportunity for redemption. But the world is on the cusp of momentous change, and though some things may be forgotten, nothing is ever really forgiven
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grady, Wayne
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • C813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.G733
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race relations
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
Label
Up from freedom, Wayne Grady
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=3845451
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385685122
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E2A6002-5394-4617-9019-1F6700D07FA0
System control number
  • 6337912
  • on1035216556
  • (OCoLC)1035216556
Label
Up from freedom, Wayne Grady
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=3845451
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385685122
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5E2A6002-5394-4617-9019-1F6700D07FA0
System control number
  • 6337912
  • on1035216556
  • (OCoLC)1035216556

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