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  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad

    Colson Whitehead
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    Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in georgia. life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for cora; an outcast even among her fellow africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. when caesar, a recent arrival from virginia, tells her about the underground railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. matters do not go as planned—cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.in

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  • An American Sickness

    An American Sickness

    An American Sickness

    Elisabeth Rosenthal
    Business & Economics
    4.33 (5,591)

    "this book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in america."at a moment of drastic political upheaval, an american sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system - and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems.in these troubled times, perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than american medicine. in only a few decades, the medical system has been overrun by organizations seeking to exploit for profit the trust that vulnerable and sick americans place in their healthcare.

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