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Seeking Eden by Ann Turnbull
  

Seeking Eden

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Synopsis

Seeking Eden by Ann Turnbull

The conclusion of Ann Turnbull's epic story of love and the struggle to stay true to what is most important - in spite of parents, society and even the law.Seeking Eden is the final chapter of Ann Turnbull's long-awaited Quaker trilogy. Will and Susanna Heywood (No Shame, No Fear and Forged in the Fire), now in their thirties, move, with their four children, to Pennsylvania, where freedom of religious thought is everyone's right. This is the story of their eldest child, Josiah, who finds work with George Bainbrigg in the dock area of Philadelphia and falls in love with his daughter, Kate. When they travel to Barbados on business and stay with Friends who are harassed by local laws, Josiah is shocked to learn that Quakers have slaves and that his boss deals in the slave trade. Once they return home, Josiah and Kate try to help two slaves who are in love, Antony and Patience, to attain their freedom - knowing the risks involved may result in lives that are even more unbearable.

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a good romantic historical trilogy * The Times *


About the Author

Ann Turnbull was brought up in Bexleyheath, London, but now lives in Madeley, Shropshire. She has always loved reading and knew from the age of ten that she wanted to be a writer. No Shame, No Fear, the first book of her Friends trilogy, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st June 2012

Author

Ann Turnbull

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 12 years

Categories

Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781406325423

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