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The novel is told by a third-person omniscient narrator who takes on the perspective of multiple characters.
The Underground Railroad is written in the past tense.
The Underground Railroad takes its name from the efforts of abolitionists and other individuals with antislavery beliefs to aid runaway enslaved persons in escaping their so-called "masters." The system of safe houses, transportation, and other aid was known as the Underground Railroad.
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