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I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865 (Dear America)

ISBN13: 9781595194695
ISBN: 159519469X
List Price: $31.95
Publisher: Live Oak Media (NY)
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Since she had secretly learned to read and write as a slave, 12-year-old Patsy is able to document her new life and dreams now that she is free. A time that isn't often written about, the Reconstruction Period offers a fascinating milieu for the reflections of a young girl as she determines what freedom means to her. An epilogue, historical notes, photos, and maps provide additional information.