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The Underground Railroad: A Novel - Colson Whitehead
The Underground Railroad: A Novel
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4.08 65
Format: Kindle Edition
ISBN: 9780385537049
ASIN: B01A4ATV0A
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 The Underground Railroad
I wanted to like this a lot more than I actually did. My first sign of trouble was the much vaunted "the underground railroad is an actual railroad!" scene (I'm assuming that is not a spoiler since it is blatantly stated in every single synopsis, though it might have been a better scene if it wasn...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead
I found this to be a painful read especially at this time. Cora's journey from slavery to escaping it and being recaptured is told through her eyes, with short vignettes through the eyes of others whose lives intersected hers. I do not understand why there is so much hate based on skin color. Whi...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
3.5 The Underground Railroad
A special thank you to NetGalley and Little, Brown Book Group UK for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.Cora and Caesar are slaves on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Like all of the slaves, she is treated horrifically, but even more so because she is also an outcast among her people. Things are...
Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
5.0 Definitely Due A Pulitzer Prize
I did not read this because it was a Pulitzer Prize winning book, I read it because it was a book club read for a library near us and I was curious. I grew up in Newport, Kentucky, also known as Northern Kentucky. Northern Kentucky has a lot of homes that were part of the Underground Railroad. My pa...
Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it
0.0 Regurgitation: Details from books that bother me
Today is a pain day for me. FYI: I have Fibromyalgia and RA. Every day is a pain day to a degree but today it is making it hard for me to concentrate on reading. This is when I turn to audiobooks or think about the books I have recently read and especially, the things that bothered me about them....
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