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Harriette Gillem Robinet

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Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule Summary

Twelve-year-old slave, Pascal, is reunited with his runaway brother, Gideon, who brings news that all slaves have been freed.

Pascal, Gideon, and eight-year-old Nelly flee their master's plantation, searching for the forty acres and a mule General Sherman has promised the ex-slaves. En route to Georgia, they meet poor white travelers, bigoted ne'er-do-wells, and night riders.

During this six months of the Reconstruction, the children and their new friends claim their promised land, plant...

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