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William Still's book vividly brings to light the hardships and dangers faced by those who escaped slavery via the Underground Railroad. In documenting their experiences firsthand, Still preserved the single most authentic and important record of one of America's darkest chapters, while at the same time providing abundant evidence that the human spirit can never be broken. The Underground Rail Road is a masterpiece a powerful and triumphant work that demands our attention. --Bill Cosby
Not only is the life of William Still one of the great sagas of the nineteenth century, but his Underground Rail Road is the primary record of the courage and independence of the many thousands who sought freedom. We are very fortunate to have this new edition of this important work. --John Hope Franklin
Eye opening with a perspective on the difficulty faced by nonwhites at the beginning of our contry.Published 1 month ago by Jerry Cleveland
A book worth reading. Gives a wonderful account of those who made it to freedom with the help of conductors along the way.Published 3 months ago by Martin Wiles
Good book, 10 year old daughter read and liked how it was written.Published 4 months ago by TReagon
Excellent view of the Underground Railroad and the courage and fortitude of the run away slave.Published 4 months ago by Gary P. Chriske
It seems to be a good insight to this very difficult time in this America's history.Published 5 months ago by elle56
This is the most valuable and most authentic primary resource on the Underground Railroad. The author, William Still, an African-America was the primary figure in directing the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Christopher Densmore