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A Place Called Freedom Summary
Ken Follett

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A Place Called Freedom Summary

Plot Summary

The prologue explains when the owner moved into High Glen house he found an iron collar with an inscription from 1767. He uses it as a paperweight on his desk but often looks at it, wondering what story is behind it. This is the story of a Place Called Freedom by Ken Follet, an exciting story about the quest for freedom and happiness.

It begins in the coal mines of Scotland in the eighteenth century. Life is harsh for Mack McAsh, his sister Esther, and the other coal miners in the town of Heugh. They were pledged to the mine owner as part of their Christening ceremony and were the property of Sir George Jamisson for life. Then Mack learns from London lawyer Caspar Gordonson that this isn't true. Their parents can't make decisions for them once they reach the age of twenty-one. If they work a day past...

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