The Runaway Quilt

The Runaway Quilt

An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Book - 2003
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When Sylvia Compson discovers evidence of her ancestors' involvement with the Underground Railroad, it raises the historical issue of the use of quilts as a method of signalling fugitive slaves.
Publisher: New York : Plume, c2003.
ISBN: 9780452283985
0452283981
Characteristics: 329 p. ; 21 cm.

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savtadina
Jun 02, 2011

I've been reading this series for several months now and really enjoyed this book. It held together quite well, with flashbacks to the late 1850s when the family was involved in the Underground Railroad and to the "present" time. The family's retelling of what had happened had embellished the tale a bit, but Sylvia's ancestor's journal clearly explained what had happened. The author did a great job of weaving history into the family tale.

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