Underground Airlines

Underground Airlines A young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service in exchange for his freedom He s got plenty of work I

  • Title: Underground Airlines
  • Author: Ben H. Winters
  • ISBN: 9780316261258
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback
  • A young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service in exchange for his freedom He s got plenty of work In this version of America, slavery continues in four states called the Hard Four On the trail of a runaway known as Jackdaw, Victor arrives in Indianapolis knowing that sA young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service in exchange for his freedom He s got plenty of work In this version of America, slavery continues in four states called the Hard Four On the trail of a runaway known as Jackdaw, Victor arrives in Indianapolis knowing that something isn t right with the case file, with his work, and with the country itself As he works to infiltrate the local cell of a abolitionist movement called the Underground Airlines, tracking Jackdaw through the back rooms of churches, empty parking garages, hotels, and medical offices, Victor believes he s hot on the trail But his strange, increasingly uncanny pursuit is complicated by a boss who won t reveal the extraordinary stakes of Jackdaw s case, as well as by a heartbreaking young woman and her child who may be Victor s salvation Victor believes himself to be a good man doing bad work, unwilling to give up the freedom he has worked so hard to earn But in pursuing Jackdaw, Victor discovers secrets at the core of the country s arrangement with the Hard Four, secrets the government will preserve at any cost.Underground Airlines is a ground breaking novel, a wickedly imaginative thriller, and a story of an America that is like our own than we d like to believe.

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