The Buchtelite

Cover to Cover: A brutally honest journey on ‘The Underground Railroad’

By Katherine Tasseff, kit4@zips.uakron.edu

November 30, 2016


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16-year-old Cora doesn’t have a birthday. Or a last name. Or a real family. All she has is a life of picking cotton every day until she dies. Cora, the heroine in Colson Whitehead’s new, 2016 National Book Award-winning novel “The Underground Railroad,” lives under the hellish shadow of...