Characters
Cora (Female) , Slave , African American , Strong-willed , Slave , Slave on a cotton plantation; an outcast even among her fellow Africans; escapes with another slave, Caesar, using the Underground Railroad; kills a young white boy who tried to capture her
Caesar (Male) , Slave , African American , Slave , New arrival from Virginia to the plantation Cora is at; helps Cora escape using the Underground Railroad
Genre
Fiction
Historical
Topics
Slaves
Slavery
African Americans
Plantation life
Underground Railroad
Runaway slaves
Cross-country journeys
Racism
Setting
Georgia - South (U.S.)
South Carolina - South (U.S.)
Time Period
1812 -- 19th century