Thorndike Press

Chasing the North Star

  • Robert Morgan
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  • ISBN-10: 1410489485
  • ISBN-13: 9781410489487
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 488 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2016
  • Simultaneous Publications

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Bestselling novelist and historian Robert Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of a young slave named Jonah Williams who, on a moonless night in the spring of 1851, makes a bid for freedom with only the North Star to guide him.


Customer Reviews

"A powerful, gripping, and unrelenting tale of wilderness survival under the most dire of circumstances in the pursuit of freedom: another outstanding work of historical fiction from Morgan."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Morgan . . . presents the reader with a convincing and richly imagined experience."

— Booklist (starred)

"Morgan's latest is a grittily entertaining, smartly paced narrative about a fugitive slave. Morgan is a first-rate storyteller; he plots his novel extremely well, and readers will find this journey captivating."

— Publishers Weekly