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...is the second book in a trilogy set in 18th Century Jamaica.
The story chronicles the lives of a family enslaved on the McDermott Plantation. Teenagers Prudence and Kofi, and their parents Dorcas and Kwame are united in a deep desire for Freedom. Sadly, only Prudence and Kofi escape. Prudence has difficulty adjusting to her new life for the freedom she had envisioned is not attainable in the Cockpit Country, and she is not an adept student of the skills required in the mountains. Another path opens up before her, but it is nothing she had even dreamt of before. Does she take the unconventional opportunity despite its unanticipated direction?
Dawn Forrester Price is an experienced educator with undergraduate and graduate degrees in English and Education from the University of the West Indies, and a master’s degree in teaching (MAT) from Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. Dawn taught English Literature in Kingston and excelled in Jamaican Theatre and Music as a singer, lyricist and award-winning actor. Having emigrated to the US, she taught college-level English and ESL, focusing on drama as a route to communication skills. She wrote, directed and performed educational and religious theatre and video productions including "Jamaica Woman." Run to Freedom - Hinterland is now available.