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Portland was originally this river town community, a maritime river community, all about the river trade, steamboats, flatboats.
Workers on flatboats could barely pass under the railroad bridge at Broadway.
In this suspenseful novel, May Bedloe, a young seamstress for a theater company that travels the Ohio River on a flatboat, becomes involved in ferrying infants born into bondage from one side of the river to the other.
Hugo and Helena’s Floating Theatre, a flatboat full of quirky drama queens, takes needy May in, no questions asked.
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