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Kate Clifford Larson has spent years researching the life and times of Harriet Tubman. She earned her doctorate at the history department of the University of New Hampshire. A graduate of Simmons College and Northeastern University, Larson has won numerous academic awards and fellowships in support of her work. This is her first book. She lives in Winchester, Massachusetts.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Underground railroad, Fugitive slaves United States Biography, Slaves United States Biography, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century, African American women Biography