Song Yet SungBook - 2008
A rich historical novel, set in the slave-owning period in the US. Liz, a young runaway with odd dreams, accidentally inspires a breakout from the prison of a notorious slaver, Patty Cannon. As Cannon stalks revenge, Liz flees into the nefarious world of the underground railroad with its unspoken clues to freedom known as The Code'. Denwood Long, a troubled slave catcher, is coaxed out of retirement to break 'The Code' and track Liz down. A story of tragic triumph, violent decisions and unexpected kindness.'
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2008.
Characteristics: 359 p. ;,24 cm.