Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1973 - 210 стор.
An authentic autobiographical account of slave life in the South from the 1820s to the 1840s. To escape sexual exploitation by her master, Brent ran away and hid in an attic crawl space that became her home for seven years of unbelievable physical hardship. Edited by L. Maria Child; Introduction by Walter Teller.
 

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A good edition of the text with a careful and contextualizing introduction. If you're interested in reading the narrative, this is a worthy edition, complete and unabridged. The edition of "A True ... Читати огляд повністю

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in The Slaves New Years Day
13
The Trials of Girlhood
26
What Slaves Are Taught to Think of the North
42
The New Tie to Life
59
Another Link to Life
78
The Flight
97
xvm Months of Peril
100
The Children Sold
107
xxvin Aunt Nancy
146
Preparations for Escape
151
Northward Bound
160
Incidents in Philadelphia
164
The Meeting of Mother and Daughter
169
xxxin A Home Found
172
The Old Enemy Again
175
Prejudice Against Color
179

New Perils
112
The Loophole of Retreat
117
Christmas Festivities
121
xxm Still in Prison
123
The Candidate for Congress
127
Competition in Cunning
130
Important Era in My Brothers Life
135
New Destination for the Children
139
The Hairbreadth Escape
182
A Visit to England
187
xxxvra Renewed Invitations to Go South
190
xxxrx The Confession
192
The Fugitive Slave Law
194
Free at Last
200
Appendix
209
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Harriet Jacobs was born a slave in North Carolina around 1813 and became a fugitive in the 1830s. She died in 1897.

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