The good lord bird

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New York : Riverhead Books, 2014.
1594632782, 9781594632785, 9780593191965, 059319196X
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First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
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458 pages ; 21 cm


Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town-with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry-whom Brown nicknames Little Onion-conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859-one of the great catalysts for the Civil War. --From publisher description.
National Book Awards, Fiction, 2013.
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McBride, J. (2014). The good lord bird. First Riverhead trade paperback edition. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McBride, James, 1957-. 2014. The Good Lord Bird. New York: Riverhead Books.

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McBride, James, 1957-, The Good Lord Bird. New York: Riverhead Books, 2014.

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McBride, James. The Good Lord Bird. First Riverhead trade paperback edition. New York: Riverhead Books, 2014. Print.

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