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Ivy Howard Morton

Ivy

Howard Morton

Published September 28th 2005
ISBN : 9780595362714
Paperback
284 pages
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 About the Book 

At age twelve, Ivy is sold into slavery by her impoverished parents and this begins her unbelievable journey from Croatias Adriatic coast to Charleston, South Carolina but this was only the beginning of her odyssey. Her story also chronicles a youngMoreAt age twelve, Ivy is sold into slavery by her impoverished parents and this begins her unbelievable journey from Croatias Adriatic coast to Charleston, South Carolina but this was only the beginning of her odyssey. Her story also chronicles a young girls rise from abject poverty, danger and serfdom to freedom, education and respectability. Along the way Ivy acquires two women friends that have their own stories that both cross and parallel her adventures.We learn of her life from her very own lips as she is required to tell it all to an incredulous Undersecretary of War in the closing months of our Civil War.