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Across the Wilde River: A Novel

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4.4 out of 5
Based on 87 Ratings and 67 Reviews

Book Description
The red brick home of Rev. John Rankin is a beacon-the first northern stop on the Underground Railroad. Across the Ohio River in Kentucky, every slave knows to look for it. They have heard that if they reach that house, they will never be captured. Across the Wide River tells the true story of the selfless sacrifices one Christian family made to help runaway slaves reach freedom.
Book Information
PublisherKregel Publications
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages144
Publication Date11/25/2004
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About Stephanie Reed (Author) : I love to write, garden, and read, but there's always one thought in the back of my mind..."What am I going to make for dinner?" The Light Across the River, the second book in my Across the River tril... more
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