Where I'm Bound

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iUniverse, Feb 10, 2012 - Fiction - 308 pages
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A former slave turned cavalry scout becomes a hero for an African-American cavalry regiment in the Civil War. But, as the war draws to an end, the soldier, Joe Duckett, embarks on his most dangerous mission yet-to return to the plantation from which he escaped to find his wife and daughter.

A Washington Post Notable Book. Also a winner of the First Novelist Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

"The important story of black soldiers in the Union Army has finally found a writer of historical fiction equal to the occasion." James A McPherson, Professor of History, Princeton University

 

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The experiences of black soldiers during the Civil War, and the ordeal of a family victimized and fragmented by slavery, are the subjects in this well-researched and solidly written debut novel, by a ... Read full review

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User Review  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

I like books that take me back in time and give me a different way of looking at that part of history, unlike textbooks from school, which is mostly just facts. This book was a powerful look into the ... Read full review

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
7
A FEW CIVIL WAR DATES
13
CHAPTER ONE
15
CHAPTER TWO
23
CHAPTER THREE
33
CHAPTER FOUR
45
CHAPTER FIVE
57
CHAPTER SIX
86
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
191
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
206
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
220
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
229
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
240
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
249
CHAPTER NINETEEN
265
CHAPTER TWENTY
274

CHAPTER SEVEN
97
CHAPTER EIGHT
118
CHAPTER NINE
133
CHAPTER TEN
150
CHAPTER ELEVEN
166
CHAPTER TWELVE
177
CHAPTER TWENTYONE
287
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO
296
AUTHORS NOTE
313
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
317
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