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Small Boat to Freedom

A Journey of Conscience to a New Life in America

by John Vigor

  • 370 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Travel writing,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Travelers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Journalists,
  • Ocean travel,
  • South Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861578M
    ISBN 101592288278
    ISBN 109781592288274
    OCLC/WorldCa61528858

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Small Boat to Freedom is the moving and inspiring story of one man's decision to leave the country he loved because of a political situation he abhorred. John Vigor had it all, a loving family, a secure and well-deserved reputation as a syndicated South African newspaper columnist, and a lovely home in one of South Africa's most beautiful cities, Durban.5/5(6).

Small Boat to Freedom is a heartfelt chronicle of escape and rebirth and will appeal to anyone who has ever been inspired to chuck it all and slip away on a high-seas adventure. An absorbing chronicle of how the Vigor family tests its resolve and skills in (a) serious ocean cruise to escape from their homeland, all the while remaining painfully aware of the not-insignificant fact that they have no jobs waiting (for) 5/5(6).

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Small Boat to Freedom A Journey of Conscience to A New Life in America (Book): Vigor, John: Small Boat to Freedom is the moving and inspiring story of one man's decision to leave the country he loved because of a political situation he abhorred.

Small boat to freedom: a journey of conscience to a new life in America. [John Vigor] -- John Vigor had it all: a loving family, a remarkable career as a columnist syndicated throughout South Africa, and a comfortable home in Durban, one of South Africa's most beautiful cities.

Inspired by accounts in the WPA "Slave Narrative Collection", "Night Boat to Freedom" is a memorable celebration of courage, hope, and unselfish love. Night Boat to Freedom is a Bank Street – Best Children’s Book of the Year. From School Library Journal Grade –Christmas John, 12, lives in a pine-board cabin with Granny Judith, who was enslaved when strangers lured her to their ship with a piece of red flannel.

Night Boat to Freedom is a beautifully written and illustrated picture book. The two main characters, Granny Judith, and Christmas John were based off of two different first person accounts. Their stories were woven together in Night Boat to Freedom. Granny Judith was captured into slavery by being teased with red cloth/5.

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