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Dust from Old Bones

(1999)
A novel by

 
 
Author Sandra Forrester, acclaimed for bringing to life little-known aspects of American history, weaves an engrossing tale about a girl of mixed race in nineteenth-century New Orleans. Simone Racine wants only to be like her cousin Claire-Marie, with beautiful ball gowns and a white gentleman in her future who will be her "protector." But as Simone grows from being a self-centered girl to a courageous young woman, she decides to take a tremendous risk -she helps her aunt's slaves escape. This is historical fiction that will captivate young readers.

    

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August 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dust from Old Bones
Author(s): Sandra Forrester
ISBN: 0-688-16202-9 / 978-0-688-16202-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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