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The Underground Railroad (novel) - Section 9 Summary & Analysis

Colson Whitehead
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Indiana, Part 3, pp. 268 – 278. Cora is cheered by a passing visit from Sam, traveling the railroad as part of his journey out west. He describes how he fled South Carolina in the aftermath of the search for Caesar and Cora; how Caesar was captured and killed; and how Terrance Randall had died.

Royal and Cora then discuss the fact that Cora is now free. It is likely, Royal says, that whoever inherits the farm from Randall will not be as obsessed with her as Randall was. Sam leaves after participating in the Valentine farm’s fall festival (in which some of the activities are led by Mingo, a leader in the small community eager to put an end to working with the railroad). Afterwards, Cora spends some time in the library built for the refugees by Valentine’s wife. The stories Cora finds there are...

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