Underground AirlinesBook - 2016
From Library Staff
In this fast-paced and suspenseful work of speculative fiction, the Civil War never happened because Lincoln was assassinated too early, and slavery still exists in four states. The narrator is a former slave who has been forced into working for the Marshal Service to recover escaped slaves. Whil... Read More »
Two votes for this one: from Chase B. in Planning and Molly L. from the Library.
This is a provocative alternate history that re-imagines our world if the Civil War never happened and slavery were still state-sanctioned. The book reminded me in its style and the immediacy of its first-person narration of Margaret Atwood's chilling work of speculative fiction, The Handmaid's T... Read More »