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Reader recommendation: The Last Runaway

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Nancy Fuerst, Indianola, Wash. / February 18, 2013


The Last Runaway is Tracy Chevalier's newest novel. It tells the story of a young Quaker woman's involvement in the abolition of slavery. Set in Ohio in the mid-1800's, it is a compelling tale of the Underground Railroad, Quakers, and quilting.

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