A Place Called Freedom is a historical novel by Ken Follett published in 1995. The book deals with a form of serfdom in British mines during the 18th century in which children, once they came of age, would be bound to work at a mine until they died. The novel follows Mack McAsh, a Scottish coal miner who runs away to London in 1768. Eventually he is wrongly convicted of a crime and sent to the Virginia colony, where he escapes westward.

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