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Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

Love Stories from the Underground Railroad
Written by: Betty DeRamus
Narrated by: Richard Poe
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Forbidden Fruit

Love Stories from the Underground Railroad
Written by: Betty DeRamus | Narrated by: Richard Poe
You won’t doubt the power of love after listening to this “uplifting and sometimes heartbreaking” audiobook (Publishers Weekly). Compiled from a wealth of research, these true stories tell of enslaved couples who risked their lives for love — whether it meant facing angry mobs, breaking interracial marriage laws, or going on the run.

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A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Betty DeRamus is an award-winning journalist who rummaged through musty records and forgotten memoirs to resurrect this book’s unsung heroes. Despite the risks, some American slaves partook of the “forbidden fruit” of marriage. And when the dreaded separation inevitably occurred, slave spouses grieved deeply and sometimes made Herculean efforts to re-unite. DeRamus...

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