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Author Margolin, Phillip, author.

Title Worthy Brown's daughter / Phillip Margolin.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    MARGOLIN,PHI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    MARGOLIN,PHI    Staff Reported Missing
 GDL Pacific Park Library Fiction    MARGOLIN,PHI    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 345 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-345).
Summary One of a handful of lawyers in the new state of Oregon, recently widowed Matthew Penny agrees to help Worthy Brown, a newly freed slave, rescue his fifteen year old daughter, Roxanne, from their former master, a powerful Portland lawyer. Worthy's lawsuit sets in motion events that lead to Worthy's arrest for murder and create an agonizing moral dilemma that could send either Worthy or Matthew to the hangman.
Subject Freedmen -- Fiction.
Legal stories.
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Freemen -- Oregon -- Portland -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Rescues -- Fiction.
Portland (Or.) -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Oregon -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Suspense fiction.
Legal stories.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 0062195344
9780062195340

 
    
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