Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl : Written by Herself, Paperback Book

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl : Written by Herself Paperback

Edited by Nell Irvin Painter

Description

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published in 1861, is one of the most important books ever written documenting the traumas and horrors of slavery in the antebellum South.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: general
  • ISBN: 9780140437959

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