Additional Resources for Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry

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Barksdale, Richard, and Keneth Kinnamon, eds. Black Writers of America: A Comprehensive Anthology. New York: Macmillan, 1972. The editors of this anthology give a biographical-literary sketch of Petry and a bibliography of secondary sources. They also include her famous short story "Like a Winding Sheet."

Bradford, Sarah H. Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. 1869. Rev. ed. Harriet: The Moses of Her People. New York: Lockwood, 1886. Bradford had access to the living Tubman, her friends, and her family as she wrote these two versions of Tubman's life.

Differences in the two versions generally center on how many trips Tubman made into the South and how many slaves she actually led to freedom.

Conrad, Earl. Harriet Tubman. Washington, DC: Associated Publishers, 1943. The standard modern biography of Tubman. Conrad's research is meticulous and thorough as he attempts to distinguish between the facts and myths associated with Tubman. His...

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