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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Childhood
3
n The New Master and Mistress
7
The Slaves New Years Day
13
The Slave Who Dared to Feel Like a Man
15
The Trials of Girlhood
26
The Jealous Mistress
29
vs The Lover
36
What Slaves Are Taught to Think of the North
42
Another Link to Life
78
Continued Persecutions
81
Scenes at the Plantation
87
xvn The Flight
97
xvin Months of Peril
100
xxr The Loophole of Retreat
117
Competition in Cunning
130
xxvm Aunt Nancy
146

Sketches of Neighboring Slaveholders
45
A Perilous Passage in the Slave Girls Life
53
The New Tie to Life
59
xn Pear of Insurrection
64
The Church and Slavery
69
Northward Bound
160
xxxrv The Old Enemy Again
175
xxxvm Renewed Invitations to Go South
190
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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