I gave this book a low review because the author did something I hate, she totally invented a love affair for Mrs. Tubman and even explains her reasoning for it by writing "I don't accept the prejudice that a woman must be sexless to be virtuous, so I penned a love affair to reveal the individual behind the icon." Moses's whole life was one of giving. She risked her life over 100 times to bring slaves to freedom. Don't just think of how frightening that was, think of the wear and tear on her body!! During the war, she sold pies, gingerbread, and rootbeer. She also set up a laundry in Beaufort to teach freedwoman how to support themselves. I learned much about her work with the Union army that I had not known before. She married after the war a veteran of the U.S. Colored Troops, Nelson Davis, 20 years her junior. She also bought a parcel of land next to her house and built a shelter for homeless colored people. She never knew her birthday but estimated she was 91 in 1913 when she died. I think Harriet Tubman's life should be taught in every elementary school.