The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Sad, sweet, funny, and moving. Depth walks lightly and whispers.
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Three courageous women, enslaved in different ways. Deeply, beautifully moving.
Slave story quilt by Harriet Powers. There are other examples easily found on the web, as well as photos of many of the book’s historical figures. Wait until you’ve finished to find out who was real and who wasn’t.