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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:40 am
The Story of Slavery
Posted by: Karen Kleckner Keefe

houseOne hundred and fifty year after the Gettsyburg Address, Americans are still struggling to gain a better understanding of this difficult time in our nation’s history. At the box office, Twelve Years a Slave (based on the book by Solomon Northup) is getting rave reviews and in book groups across the country, readers can’t stop talking about Tara Conklin’s The House Girl. Readers who want to explore this topic more, may appreciate the perspectives found in:


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