his book really took hold for me, not sure why but perhaps it was the immigrant experience and the idea of the strangeness of America. I think that Tracy Chevalier portrayed the "otherworldly" sense of coming to a new world in a superb fashion, and was able to slowly allow Honor to "feel" like she belonged at the ending.
The Underground Railroad experience was informational for me and was perhaps an "inside look"? I will try to do some more research on that as well as continue to read Chevalier's work, many of which I had read.
Recommended for anyone who enjoys a historical tale