Here You'll Find Bones

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Mara is born a slave, like her mother before her. But when the American Civil War breaks out, she must defy her master to gain her freedom.

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Mara's Journal Begins

Submitted: February 18, 2014

In 1860, some 4 million people were held in slavery in the United States. In Hickman County, Tennessee, Mara is born a slave, like her mother before her. In the chaos of the American Civil War, she risks her life for freedom, and the man she loves. Read Chapter

The Birch Trees

Submitted: March 24, 2014

In Murfreesboro, she started making the breakfast and cleaning in a house that smelled like mildew and dust. The new master and mistress ... Read Chapter

The Boy at Cartwright's

Submitted: March 24, 2014

I lived in awe of Marse Brown. He looked so strange with his white hair fluffed out around his pink bald head, brown blotches all over hi... Read Chapter

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