A Promise Made To The Dead Is A Promise Kept.All Jesse Sherman Seeks In The Maryland Woods Is A Big Turtle For His Uncle Philemon S Dinner Instead, He Finds The Slave Boy Perry And His Mother, Lydia A Young Woman Nearly Ready To Give Birth Lydia Asks Jesse To See Perry Safely To Freedom, And When Tragedy Strikes, Jesse S Bound To Make Good On His Word Even If It Means Risking Both His And Perry S Lives.Soon The Authorities Are On The Lookout For Jesse And Perry The Boys Must Be Extra Careful Not Even Jesse S White Skin Will Protect Them Courage, Determination, Wits And A Promise Will Have To See Them Through.
I grew up in a small shingled house down at the end of Guilford Road in College Park, Maryland Our block was loaded with kids my age We spent hours outdoors playing Kick the Can and Mother, May I as well as cowboy and outlaw games that usually ended in quarrels about who shot whom In the summer, we went on day long expeditions into forbidden territory the woods on the other side of the t
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- Promises to the Dead
- Mary Downing Hahn
- 18 June 2017 Mary Downing Hahn