Fire on the Mountain

Fire on the Mountain

eBook - 2009
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Presenting an alternative version of African American history, this novel explores what might have happened if John Browns 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry had been successful. Chronicling life in a thriving black nation founded by Brown in the former southeastern United States, this dramatic story opens 100 years later, just as Nova Africa is poised to celebrate its first landing of a spacecraft on Mars. The prosperous black state will soon be tested when the granddaughter of John Brown returns from Africa to reunite with her daughter and share with her a secret that will alter their lives forever.
Publisher: [United States] : PM Press : Made available through hoopla, 2009.
ISBN: 9781604862584
1604862580
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Jul 19, 2014

An analysis of an alternate timeline, told through 'current times' and flashbacks. Written a quarter-century ago, it is STILL timely. A thouroughly enjoyable read

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