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A place called freedom

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Random House Large Print, in association with Crown Publishers , New York
Scottish Americans -- Fiction, Large type books, United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction, Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction, Highlands (Scotland) -- Fi

Places

United States, Scotland, Highlands (Scot

StatementKen Follett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.O45 P58 1995b
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 608 p. (large print) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1279570M
ISBN 100679765093
LC Control Number95011370

A Place Called Freedom follows the character Mack from a coal mine in Scotland to London where he struggles to earn decent pay for himself and other laborers. He ends up in the colony of Virginia still yearning for true freedom.

This novel had great potential to be a story as gripping as Pillars of the Earth, but it feels rushed instead.4/5. A Place Called Freedom really personalized the beyond-our-imagination courage it took for the frontiers men and frontiers women who rode our country westbound and made it ultimately liveable and wonderful for the rest of us.

Follett showed me one riveting set of characters and dire circumstances with accurate historical facts to have /5(K). Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett.

Ken Follett is a masterful storyteller and A Place Called Freedom is no exception.

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The novel is fast paced and a real page turner with multidimensional characters and their stories blending with colorful history. My only complaint (and the reason for taking off one star) is the ending/5(K).

Praise for A Place Called Freedom "Gripping a very entertaining tale." —Chicago Tribune "Compelling." —San Francisco Chronicle "Quick-paced." —New York Daily News "An altogether entertaining reading experience." —Minneapolis Star Tribune "Follett skillfully combines tension, eroticism, and an unusual locale."Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

A Place Called Freedom is more period like A Dangerous Fortune, although not quite as dark as that book. If your first Ken Follett books were about the war and espionage, then you might not like A Place Called Freedom because it is a different type of book for Follett.

For those people, I'd recommend Jackdaws or The Key to Rebecca.5/5(5). A Place Called Freedom Ken Follett, Author Crown Publishing Group $25 (p) ISBN MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. PW Picks: Books of. A place called freedom book Praise for A Place Called Freedom "Gripping a very entertaining tale." —Chicago Tribune "Compelling." —San Francisco Chronicle "Quick-paced." —New York Daily News "An altogether entertaining reading experience." —Minneapolis Star Tribune "Follett skillfully combines tension, eroticism, and an unusual locale."Detroit Free Press/5(K).

Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett. In a brutal world, charismatic rebel miner Mack McAsh – a slave by birth – is a man with the courage to stand up for what is right, and the strength to stick by his beliefs/5(K).

Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett. A Life of Poverty Scotland, Mack McAsh is a slave by birth, destined for a cruel and harsh life as a miner.

About Place Called Freedom. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Scotland, Sentenced to a life of misery in the brutal coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for escape.

His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell. A PLACE CALLED FREEDOM by Ken Follett ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept.

1, From the prolific, predictable, palatable Follett (A Dangerous Fortune,etc.), a not-unenjoyable mishmash of history, romance, and transatlantic adventure. A Life of Poverty Scotland, Mack McAsh is a slave by birth, destined for a cruel and harsh life as a miner.

But as a man of principles and courage, he has the strength to stand up for what he believes in, only to be labelled as a rebel and enemy of. This is the story of a Place Called Freedom by Ken Follet, an exciting story about the quest for freedom and happiness.

It begins in the coal mines of Scotland in the eighteenth century. Life is harsh for Mack McAsh, his sister Esther, and the other coal miners in the town of Heugh.

4 cassettes / 4 hoursRead by Victor GarberA Place Called Freedom begins in the infernal coal mines of the Jamisson family, in the Scottish highlands, where twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh spends most of his waking hours.

Bound to his employer for life, Mack burns with an insatiable desire to escape. He finds an unlikely ally in Lizzie Hallim, the beautiful, willful young aristocratic woman who /5(17).

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Spanning two continents and bringing together an unforgettable cast of heroes, villains, and rebels, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent epic of love, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Narrator Simon Prebble's masterful use of voice and pacing captures a vivid cast of characters and the powerful destiny that shapes their lives.

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Ken Follett. Forget team Edward or team Jacob--When I picked up this book it was only because I dissolve into the pages of every Ken Follett book I read. Follett took me back in time to Scotland and I was that girl working in the mines six days a week.

I wanted to read another Scottish tale to compare the experience against the Outlander that's back in vogue. I've been reading that series and thought of this book which is set in the same time period () and I like Ken Follett's historical fiction.

So I read A Place Called biggest difference in the experience was the story's voice/5(15). A place called freedom is an important book.

We often think of slavery in terms of African people, but this story tells us about the crofters of Scotland and how they were enslaved. It is a fascinating and well written book by a great author. It is right up there with Pillars of the Earth and is certainly "meaty" enough.

Place called Fredom Decent book, lots of good history that I didn't realize about how people were treated back in Scotland/England, and the new world of the colonies. A few long winded parts but overall very good/5().

Sentenced to a life of misery in the brutal coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for escape. His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell.

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Though separated by politics and position, these two restless young people are bound by their passionate search for a place called freedom.4/5(4). “A Place Called Freedom” is an awesome novel that delivers complex characters, nuanced relationships, and an engrossing story. Description of A Place Called Freedom by Ken Follett ePub “A Place Called Freedom” is both a heartbreaking and beautiful little story of love & loss, strength & finding your way.

Sentenced to a life of misery in the brutal coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for escape. His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell. Though separated by politics and position, these two restless young people are bound by their passionate search for a place called freedom.

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A Life of Poverty Scotland, Mack McAsh is a slave by birth, destined for a cruel and harsh life as a miner.4/5(K). A well written and believable cast of characters develops through the book during a tumultuous period of serfdom and slavery, wealth and prosperity, female repression and class injustice, creating a ripe opportunity for the characters to flee to the new American colonies and A Place Called Freedom.

Another wonderful novel by Ken Follett. A Place Called Freedom (Book): Follett, Ken: In 18th Century Scotland, Mack MacAsh, a rebellious youth who tried to escape from a slave mine, is caught and deported in chains to America. On the same boat is the mine owner's son, travelling to his plantation in Virginia, and with him is his fiancee, Lizzie Hallim, who helped MacAsh escape.

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His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell. Though separated by politics and position, these two restless young people are bound by their .